National Insurance


  1. Apply for a National Insurance number

    Apply for your first National Insurance number - you must have the right to work or study in the UK

  2. Check your National Insurance record

    Find out if you've paid enough National Insurance to qualify for the full State Pension - check gaps, contributions and credits, get a National Insurance statement, call the helpline

  3. Tell HMRC about a change to your personal details

    How to tell HMRC if there's a change to your personal details - address, name, income, marital status, gender

  4. Find a lost National Insurance number

    What to do if you lose your National Insurance number, information about where to find it and who to contact

  5. National Insurance

    National Insurance - your National Insurance number, how much you pay, National Insurance rates and classes, check your contributions record

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Guidance and regulation

  1. HMRC calculators and tools
  2. Make a subject access request to HMRC
  3. Help and support for the HMRC personal tax account
  4. HMRC Privacy Notice
  5. Help and support for employing people
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News and communications

Policy papers and consultations

  1. Termination payments: removal of foreign service relief
  2. Draft legislation: The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017
  3. Draft legislation: sporting testimonial payments
  4. Draft legislation: Termination awards
  5. National Insurance contributions: clarity for employers whose workers perform duties abroad (Class 1A)
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