GOS Sight Test Fees

GOS Sight Test Fees

GOS sight test fees may be claimed by GOS Contractors who perform, or engage/employ optometrists to perform, GOS sight tests on eligible patients. Outlined below are the NHS GOS sight test fees for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

England

The NHS sight test fee from 1 April 2018 is £21.31.

The additional fee payable for NHS domiciliary visits from 1 April 2018 is £37.56 for the first and second patient seen at one visit and £9.40 for third and subsequent patients.

GOS fees in England are negotiated by the Optical Fees Negotiating Committee – further information can be found here.

Wales

The NHS sight test fee from 1 April 2018 is £21.31.

Full details are available here.

Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland sight test fee from 1 April 2016 is £21.31.

Scotland

GOS fee categories in Scotland differ from the rest of the UK as explained in the memorandum below.