Less than Seven days

If you have had an illness that has lasted less than seven days you can self-certify as sick using the government's online form.

Longer than Seven Days

If you have been off sick for longer than seven days, you will need an appointment with a doctor to be signed off as sick.

Extending a sick note

If nothing has changed about the condition a doctor has recently signed you off for recent, but you need an extension to your sick note, please complete the below form and email it to