Blind Exemption (Clause 37A)

Download the application for Exemption (PDF).


Own and occupy the property as of July 1 of the tax year, and is blind as of July 1 of tax year.

Documents Required

A letter of verification from a physician indicating vision status or Certification from Massachusetts Division of the Blind.

Address for Division of Blind is:
110 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: 617-727-5580, 727-5550

Financial Requirements



Applicant does not have to be sole owner of the property, it can be held in joint ownership with others and receive total exemption.

The Amount of Exemption is $500 Per Year.