All you have to know about National Insurance Number
National Insurance number is your own personal account number. It’s made up of letters and numbers and never changes. The unique NIN is 2 letters followed by 6 digit, followed by 1 last letter.
It makes sure the National Insurance contributions and tax you pay are properly recorded against your name.
You can find your National Insurance number:
- on your payslip
- on your P60
- on letters about your tax, pension or benefits
- in the National Insurance section of your personal tax account
If you did received your number in past but you lost it, we can help you to find it .
Fill simple form here NiN Service will send your form to HMRC and up to 15 working days you should receive your number by post .
Receiving a National Insurance number
You’ll be sent a National Insurance number automatically just before your 16th birthday if both of the following apply:
- you live in the UK
- your parents or guardians are getting Child Benefit for you
If you’re between 16 and 20 years old and haven’t received a National Insurance number, contact the National Insurance registration helpline for advice.
If you have a biometric residence permit (BRP)
If you have a biometric residence permit (BRP), you might have a National Insurance number already – it will be printed on the back of your BRP if you do.
If you do not have a National Insurance number, you must apply for one if you plan to work, apply for a student loan or claim benefits. You can only apply once you’re in the UK.
If you’re applying for benefits or a student loan
You can apply for a National Insurance number as part of your application for benefits or a student loan.
You’ll need to return the form along with proof of your identity and your right to work or study in the UK.
The letter that comes with your application form will tell you which documents you can use as proof.
NiN Service have been created for helping people .We are care about our customers and trying to do our best . Rescheduling appointments, finding numbers or changing details never been more easy . If you have some questions we are more than happy to help you . Just use contact form and one of our team members will contact you soon as possible .
All information supplied is for information purposes only. Should you require specialist or individual advice please seek the advice of a migration agent or lawyer.Above information are from official government website.