Last update 06.01.2023
From 8 November 2021, parents and guardians who are Luxembourg residents and who have one or more children:
- who are 10 months old; and/or
- who are approximately 40 months old;
will receive a letter from the Ministry of Health inviting them to make an appointment for free early vision screening of their child(ren) at one of the proposed sites.
The vision test is voluntary. It is carried out by a qualified orthoptist who:
- checks the parallelism of the eyes;
- controls the quality of binocular vision, that is, the functioning of both eyes together;
- visual acuity, i.e. the ability to see a small object in the distance; and
- refraction, i.e. a measurement of the eye to assess the possible need for an optical correction.
Who is concerned
This letter is sent to Luxembourg residents who are parents or legal guardians of one or more children aged 10 or 40 months.
To book an appointment via MyGuichet.lu for the vision test 10 or the vision test 40, you must have received the invitation letter sent by the Ministry of Health.
This letter contains a personal code which is valid for 4 months and must be used when making the appointment online.
The personal code to make an appointment is valid for 4 months.
The appointment, the vision test 10 and the vision test 40 are free of charge.
How to proceed
Booking an appointment via MyGuichet.lu
In order to make an appointment for the vision test 10 or the vision test 40 via MyGuichet.lu, you need the code contained in the invitation letter sent by the Ministry of Health.
The procedure can be done with or without a LuxTrust product or electronic identity card (eID).
Tests and results
On the day of the vision test, the accompanying person must bring the health record book of the child being tested.
The results are communicated to the person accompanying the child immediately after the test.
Forms / Online services
Who to contact
Ministry of HealthNational Health Directorate - Orthoptics Service20, rue de Bitbourg
Opening hours : 8h30 - 11h30Phone : (+352) 247 – 75678Fax : (+352) 247-75 679