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Cinema Exhibitors' Association Card (CEA)

  • Date Updated

    06 May 2020

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Cinema Exhibitors' Association Card (CEA) entitles one free ticket for a person accompanying a disabled person to the cinema.  All major chains participate including UCI/Odeon/Showcase/Cineworld.

You can apply online or download an application form from the website.  All applications must be accompanied by a photo of the person with the disability and proof of entitlement.

Proof of Eligibility

  • In receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance,
  • In receipt of Personal Independance Payment,
  • In receipt of Armed Forces Independance Payment.

Or hold:

  • Severely Sight Impaired Registration (formerly Registered Blind)
  • Sight Impaired Registration (formerly Partially Sighted)

When applying for a Card please send or upload a copy of the awarding letter from DWP or a statement confirming receipt of the allowance for the applicant dated within the last 12 months.

Alternatively, for Severely Sight Impaired or Sight Impaired applicants, please send or upload a photocopy of registration for the person requiring assistance.

If you are unable to find this correspondence, or do not meet the above criteria but believe that as a result of your disability you still need someone to accompany you to the cinema, please contact us.

Please note we don't accept Universal Credit, Employment and Support Allowance or being a Blue Badge holder as sole proof of eligibility.


Age Groups

No specific age, Carers

Target Audience(s)

No specific age, Carers


Cost Groups

Cost over £5, in advance


£6.00 Per Card - Valid For 1 Year