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National Fraud Initiative

Reports, guidance and case studies for the National Fraud Initiative (NFI), a data matching exercise that helps prevent and detect fraud.

The National Fraud Initiative (NFI) is an exercise that matches electronic data within and between public and private sector bodies to prevent and detect fraud.

Please note: bodies in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales should refer to the Northern Ireland Audit Office, Audit Scotland and Wales Audit Office websites for more information about taking part in the NFI.

Working with the National Fraud Initiative

Information about working with the NFI, including timescales, case studies, obligations under the Data Protection Act and general guidance.

View the privacy notice full text and contact details for the NFI.

  1. Taking part in the National Fraud Initiative

    • Guidance
  2. National Fraud Initiative: timetables

    • Guidance
  3. National Fraud Initiative case studies

    • Promotional material
  4. National Fraud Initiative privacy notice

    • Statutory guidance
  5. Code of data matching practice for the National Fraud Initiative

    • Statutory guidance
  6. Uploading data to the National Fraud Initiative

    • Guidance

Public sector

Information for public sector bodies, including data requirements and specifications, fees and details of additional services that are available.

Private sector

About the National Fraud Initiative

National Fraud Initiative reports

  1. National Fraud Initiative report: November 2016

    • Corporate report
  2. National Fraud Initiative reports

    • Corporate report
Published 20 March 2015
Last updated 19 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Content updated.
  2. Added consultation
  3. Added National Fraud Initiative report November 2016.
  4. Added link to National Fraud Initiative 2016/17: programme and fees
  5. First published.