Identity Verification Documents

We need to formally identify who you are to make sure we dealing with the right person.

To do this we need one document (original or certified copy) from List A and List B AND one additional document from either list A or B

A. Proof of Identity

  • Current signed passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Current photographic driving licence
  • Full old-style driving licence
  • Armed Forces ID card/Police warrant card
  • Identity card
  • Residence permit issued by the Home Office
  • Firearms or shotgun certificate
  • Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency
  • Photographic registration cards for self-employed individuals in the construction industry -CIS4

B. Proof of Address

  • Confirmation from the electoral register
  • Recent utility bill or bank statement, not more than 3 months’ old.
  • Council Tax demand or statement
  • Current UK driving licence (but only if not used as evidence of ID)
  • Local Authority rent card or tenancy agreement.
  • Mortgage statement
  • Solicitors letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation of address
  • Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency (but not if used as evidence of ID)
  • Inland Revenue self-assessment or tax demand
  • Electoral Register entry
  • NHS Medical card