Proof of National Insurance
If you are wishing to claim benefits, we will need to see proof of National Insurance numbers for all of the claimants.
This number is issued to you by the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) and is made up of a series of letters and numbers.
Acceptable proof of National Insurance numbers includes:
- National Insurance card
- Recent P60s (annual tax statement)
- P45s (given to you when you leave a job)
- Benefit Award letters
- Wage slips/salary slips
You can reduce the number of documents you need to provide if your proof of identity document shows your National Insurance number, for example your benefit award letter or National Insurance Number Card.
Please remember, all documents must be originals. Photocopies will not be accepted.