If you have lost your National Insurance number card you can make an application for a replacement by clicking here. However, the HMRC no longer issue a National Insurance number card, you will receive your National Insurance number on letter headed paper from the HMRC. When completing the form online for your lost National Insurance number card you will be required to enter your information including full name and any previous names, full address and your previous address if any, date of birth and any marriage details including date of marriage.
Once this information has been completed you will then be sent the relevant forms to replace the lost National Insurance number card in the post for you to sign and return in the stamped addressed envelope provided. From the date of sending this back it can take between 4-6 weeks to receive your National Insurance number. Once you receive your replacement National Insurance number you must keep this safe.
If you have lost your National Insurance number card you may be able to find the number either on your payslip, P60 or on a tax return. If you still can’t find the lost National Insurance number card you can receive a replacement. However, this will be sent to you in the post and will not be given over the telephone.
Your National Insurance number will consist of 2 letters, 6 numbers and 1 letter at the end and will look something like this (an example): AC654321C. Your National Insurance number will never change and you will keep this number for the duration of your life. When you have received a copy of your lost National Insurance number card it is important that you keep this number safe and do not disclose it to anyone who does not need it. If you have started employment and have lost your National Insurance number card then your employee should allow you time to apply for a replacement and this shouldn’t stop you from starting work.
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