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Apply for the pre-registration training grant

Published on 09 August 2021

If you're supervising a pre-registration trainee in your practice, you are entitled to claim this grant.

The annual payment for 2020/21 Pre-Registration Grants is £3,728

The annual Payment from 1st April 2021 for 2021/22 Pre-Registration Grants will change to £3,803.

It is paid in two instalments (around February and June).

Forms should be signed and returned electronically to

Alternatively, you can complete the form and send it to the following address:

NHS National Services Scotland
Ophthalmic Payments Team
Practitioner Services
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
EH12 9EB

Access the pre-registration training grant form.

Before you get started

You'll need to have the following information to hand in order to complete the form.

You will be required to provide your trainee details, including:

  • training institute attended
  • date of graduation or examination
  • period of training you are claiming for
  • details of the ophthalmic contractor that employs the trainee and where the payment will be sent.