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If you already have a National Insurance number
If you’ve forgotten your National Insurance number or need a letter confirming it, you can use your personal tax account to view or download, print, save or share a letter with it on.
If you do not have a personal tax account, you can register for one now.
If you’re unable to register for a personal tax account
Fill in part 1 of form CA5403 on-screen, then print and post it to HMRC.
If you cannot provide all the information asked for in part 1 you may have to fill in part 2 as well. Part 1 will tell you if you need to print, then fill in part 2. If you need to fill in parts 1 and 2 of CA5403 send them to HMRC together.
It can take up to 15 days to get your National Insurance number by post.
Send the print and post form to:
National Insurance contributions and Employers Office
HM Revenue and Customs
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