If you have lost your National Insurance number fill in our online application form to get a replacement
This is an online NI replacement service available 24/7. Our team checks everything before processing. You will not need to visit your local job centre or make any phone calls.
This service is available in 71 other languages below.
If you choose to apply via Job Centre Direct or the HMRC without our assisted application service there is no fee applicable. To apply via them you need to go into your local Jobcentre Direct. We are not affiliated with the HMRC or any government body.
How do I find out my National Insurance number?
You simply fill in our 3 minute application form and our team will check everything is entered correctly.
It is then processed and you will eventually be sent documentation stating your National Insurance number.
Do I need a National Insurance number?
You need a National Insurance number for working in the UK.
Without one you may find your employer has had to deduct a higher rate of tax from you. There is also a high chance you'll miss out on benefits for yourself and your family.
The HM Revenue and Customs, as well as the Department for Work and Pension, will also ask you to state it when communicating with them via telephone or post.
How long does it take to process?
Using our application form will speed up the process.
Once you've submitted your application our team will check over it for any errors within a few hours. How long it takes after this will depend on how busy Jobcentre Direct are at the time of your application.
Benefits of National Insurance UK
Here is a full list of benefits you get when you use our service.