Using Basic PAYE Tools with other software: check a National Insurance number

Get step by step help if you’re an employer whose commercial payroll software doesn't have the facility to check a National Insurance number.



This guide will help you complete this task when using Basic PAYE Tools (BPT). It contain examples of the screens you will see in BPT and simple to follow instructions.

Published 12 June 2014
Last updated 6 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance available.
  2. This guide includes changes to reflect 2015 Basic PAYE Tools screen shots, new url's and telephone number and removal of out of data items.
  3. First published.