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Apply for a council tax discount for the severely mentally impaired

Use this form to apply for a council tax discount for someone with a severe mental impairment (SMI).

Who should use this form

You can apply for this discount if you or someone in your household has been certified by a medical professional as having an SMI. Check if you qualify for a discount or exemption.

Before you start

To apply for a discount, you need to log into your My Lewisham account. If you don’t have one already, please click 'Log in and apply for a discount' below then choose 'register' and follow the instructions to create your account.

What you need

After you log in you can complete the form:

  • It should take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete.
  • You will need to have your council tax account number, evidence of your benefits and a signed form from your GP or health worker.