Blind Exemption

Applications must be filed by April 15th.

A resident who is legally blind as determined by the Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, Department of Education shall be exempt each year of the assessed value, for property tax purposes, of his or her residential real estate.

A certification letter from State of New Hampshire Bureau of Services for Blind and Visually Impaired must be submitted with a Permanent Application (PA-29)  to the Assessing Department. 

If your property is held in a trust, you must also complete the Statement of Qualification (PA-33) form and you must supply a copy of the trust instrument


  • Applies only to residential property
  • Applicant must be determined legally blind by NH Services for the Blind
  • Principal place of abode
  • Owner of the property on April 1st of application year

Exemption: $15,000 reduction from the assessed value


Certification letters must be obtained from:

Services for Blind and Visually Impaired
Department of Education
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301

Ph: 603-271-3537
V/TTY: 1-603-271-3471
Fx: 603-271-3816