Special diet expenses for Coeliacs and Diabetics


You can claim relief for certain food products if you have specific dietary requirements due to a medical condition.

This relief applies to you if you are:

  • a coeliac and you must purchase gluten-free foods
  • diabetic and you must purchase diabetic products.

You can claim relief on the cost of gluten free foods manufactured specifically for coeliacs.

You can claim relief on the cost of diabetic products if your doctor recommends that you include these in your diet.

If you have special dietary needs you must provide a letter from your doctor stating this.

You must keep receipts for the gluten free food or diabetic products you claim relief on. These receipts can be from supermarkets, health stores and other similar shops.

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