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Guide to Getting a National Insurance Number
How do I apply for a National Insurance number?
Contact The National Insurance Advice Line which is a department within the Inland Revenue - on 0845 302 1487 or 0845 600 0643. They will ask you for your postcode and provide you with the contact number/address for your local Job Centre Plus Office.
If you have already worked for Axcis we can help fast track getting your NI number and you don't have to go to an appointment. Please call 0845 641 5047 for more information. (Note: This only applies to qualified teachers)
For more information please visit the Department for Work and Pensions website.
What Documents Do I Need?
When you go the Jobcentre Plus to make an appointment or if you are fortunate enough to get through on the phone then ask them what you need to bring along when you have the interview.
Examples of general documents to prove identity:
- National Identity card
- Birth certificate
- Marriage certificate
Documents to confirm employment, such as:
- A work permit
- A letter from your employer
- Your contract of employment
- Details of any employment agencies you are registered with
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
When Should I apply for an NI number?
If you do not already have a NI number you must apply for one as soon as you start work. You need to have a confirmed position – ie have a job or have been given a start date.
The NI Number Card
A plastic NI number card will be sent to you at your given UK address. It does not provide proof of your identity and should not be used as such