Employment related securities


Employment related securities return templates and forms

Use these forms and templates for employment related securities annual returns.

Employment related securities: check files and submit returns

Use this service to:

  • check files for formatting errors at any time
  • submit annual employment related securities (ERS) returns after the end of the tax year


Call HMRC with queries on employment related securities and shares, including the registration of ERS schemes and arrangements.

Before you call

This helpline may ask you some security questions. Make sure your personal details and address are up to date in your personal tax account or you could fail telephone security. If you do not have a personal tax account, you can create one before you check your details.

0300 322 7074

Opening times:

Our phone line opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

You can also find out information in your business tax account.

Find out about call charges


Technical enquiries

Write to HMRC for help with technical enquiries on employment related securities, share schemes and Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI).

You do not need to include a street name, city name or PO box when writing to this address.

Couriers should use a different address.

HM Revenue and Customs
Charities, Savings and International 1
United Kingdom

Advanced assurance requests

Send advanced assurance requests for EMI to this address.

HM Revenue and Customs — Local Compliance
Small Company Enterprise Centre Admin Team S0777
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE98 1ZZ
United Kingdom