Apply for a National Insurance Number

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Before you start

Use this form to apply for a new UK National Insurance number.

You must:

  • complete the form accurately
  • be over the age of 16
  • have never had a NI number before

What happens next?

After completing the application our experts will check your details, register you with HMRC and then request an application pack to be sent to your address. We will keep you updated throughout the application process.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are processing applications as normal. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic there are delays so you may not receive your National Insurance number within the expected timeframe. Thank you for understanding.

Personal details

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Title must be completed
First name(s) must be completed
Last name must be completed
Email must be completed
Phone number must be completed
Include the country code if you are outside the UK

Date of birth

Day is required
Month is required
Year is required
You must be over the age of 16 to apply

Visa details

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Nationality must be completed
If you have dual citizenship please select the nationality which matches the identity documents you are using to make this application

Marital status

Marital status must be completed

Why do you want a National Insurance number?

Why do you want a National Insurance number must be completed

Are you an EEA or Swiss citizen?

Are you an EEA or Swiss citizen must be completed

What documents do you have to prove this?

What documents do you have to prove this must be completed

Have you been awarded settled or pre-settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme?

Have you been awarded settled or pre-settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme must be completed
Which UK Visa type do you have

Visa start date

Day is required
Month is required
Year is required

Visa end date

Day is required
Month is required
Year is required
Which country was your visa issued from must be completed
BRP number is too long
A Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) is a secure identity card which contains personal details and biometric information for those who have permission (a visa) to come to the UK for more than 6 months

Address details

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Do you live in the UK?

Do you live in the UK must be completed

Date of arrival to the UK

Day is required
Month is required
Year is required

Find address

Unable to find addresss, enter the address manually below
Address 1 must be completed
Town must be completed
Postcode must be completed

Additional services

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Would you like to FastTrack your application?

This is a priority service where your application is processed before others.

Would you like a hard plastic card with your name and NI number printed on it?

NI Number Card
Easily fits in your wallet or purse so you never forget your NI number.

Need help?

Call us on +44 (0) 333 014 7210 to speak to a friendly member of our team.