Download the HMRC app

How to download and access the HMRC app on a mobile device to find out information about your tax, National Insurance, tax credits and benefits.

What the app does

You can use the HMRC app to check:

  • your tax code and National Insurance number
  • your income and benefits
  • your income from work in the previous 5 years
  • how much you will receive in tax credits and when they will be paid
  • your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) for Self Assessment
  • how much Self Assessment tax you owe

You can also use it to:

  • get an estimate of the tax you need to pay
  • make a Self Assessment payment
  • report tax credits changes and complete your renewal
  • access your Help to Save account
  • use our tax calculator to work out your take home pay after Income Tax and National Insurance deductions
  • track forms and letters you have sent to us
  • claim a refund if you have paid too much tax
  • update your postal address

How to get the app

You can download the app from:

How to access the app

Open the app and enter your Government Gateway user ID and password to sign in for the first time. If you do not have a user ID, you can create one in the app.

The next time you use the app you will sign in by using either:

  • a 6-digit PIN
  • your fingerprint
  • facial recognition

How accessible the app is

We want as many people as possible to be able to use the HMRC app. Our accessibility statements describe how the app works with assistive technologies:

Published 4 November 2022
Last updated 2 February 2023 + show all updates
  1. Added translation.

  2. Links to the accessibility statements for the HMRC app have been added.

  3. First published.