Face Covering Exemption

Updated on 16th July 2020 at 11:25 am


GPs are unfortunately unable to provide individual risk assessments or letters of support for patients who feel that they should be exempt from wearing a face covering.

Please click on the link below to view the guidance note for more information.

Guidance note for patients requesting exemption letters from GPs

However we have identified some websites which have downloadable / printable  exemption certificates for various reasons (including a medical need) and have listed these below;


Go North East

Arriva Bus

Respiratory Conditions

Asthma UK

British Lung Foundation

Learning Disabilities

Learning Difficulties (Covid posters and exemption cards)