Proof of non-visible (hidden) disability

The documents you need to send are: Proof of identity, proof of address and photo, and

You'll also need to download a Non-visible (hidden) disabilities evidence form and covering letter (DOC, 237.16 KB).

This must be completed by a professional (not your GP) involved in the diagnosis or on-going treatment of your condition and they must provide an accompanying letter, on headed paper, confirming that they completed the form on your behalf.

We cannot process your claim until we have this information, or cover any costs you may incur in obtaining the supporting information

Who can complete the form on your behalf

A professional involved in your diagnosis, treatment, on-going care or support.

Examples could include, but are not limited to:

  • clinical psychologist
  • educational psychologist
  • gastroenterologist
  • neurologist
  • occupational therapist
  • physiotherapist
  • psychiatrist
  • rheumatologist
  • mental health nurse

Next steps

You must then upload the evidence form and covering letter with your application.