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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

HM Revenue & Customs
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How to check National Insurance Recording System (NIRS) for nationality

Step 1

From your desktop

  • access ‘My Services/Corporate Services/Individuals’
  • select ‘NIRS2 person (R)’ icon
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select ‘OK’
    Note: This will take you to the personal details screen.
  • select the right arrow on the menu and click along until you see the ‘Mig Worker’ tab and select this
  • the customer’s nationality will be held in the ‘Nationality’ box in the ‘Personal Details’ section.