New National Insurance Number
This application is to apply for a new National Insurance Number. Applicants who have already been issued a National Insurance Number, live in Northern Ireland and do not currently live in the UK should not apply.
EU-Citizens and Eligible travelers holding working VISA's will be able to apply online for their National Insurance Number.
When To Use This Application
This application is to apply for a new national insurance number. Our Service costs £42.00, which will include applying for a National Insurance Number on your behalf. Other benefits are listed on our services page. Applicants who have already been issued a national insurance number, live in Northern Ireland and do not currently live in the UK can not apply.
EU-Citizens and Eligible travelers holding working VISA's will be able to apply online for their national insurance number.
If you have UK Citizenship but was not born in the United Kingdom please apply for a new number.
If you are planning on working in the UK you will need to apply for a national insurance number. Your National Insurance Number will allow you to pay the correct amount of tax and National Insurance contributions. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK in order to apply.
UK-Citizens who have not received their national insurance number by their 16th birthday are able to recover their number using our replacement service.
In order to receive a national insurance number for work purposes, you must attend an identity interview. Once you have applied via our service, we will check the information in which you have supplied us with. This is to confirm we have all the correct and required information in order to submit the application on your behalf. An appointment will be booked into the soonest available appointment at your closest allocated Job Centre. Once your appointment has been booked an email will be sent to the email address provided on the application form. The email will contain your appointment details and explain what documents you will need to take.
Applicants will generally get an appointment 1-2 weeks after applying. If you get accepted after your identity appointment it will take 3-6 weeks for your national insurance number to arrive in the post. You can work in the UK for up to 9 weeks while waiting for your NI Number.
We accept all major credit & debit cards. All payments are protected by PayPal, you don't need to have a PayPal account to continue, instead you are able to check out as a guest.