To use this service, you need to create either a Government Gateway or GOV.UK Verify account. These are used to help fight identity theft.
Once you have an account, you can use it to access other government services online.
Choose a way to prove your identity
Registering with Government Gateway usually takes about 10 minutes. It works best if you have:
- your National Insurance number
- a recent payslip or P60 or a valid UK passport
Registering with GOV.UK Verify usually takes about 15 minutes. It works best if you have:
- a UK address
- a valid passport or photocard driving licence
A certified company will double check your identity when you register with GOV.UK Verify. They’ve all met security standards set by government.
Personal tax account
Signing in for the first time will activate your personal tax account. You can use this to check your HMRC records and manage your other details.