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What documents are acceptable as proof of ID?
What documents are acceptable as proof of ID?

Verifying identity

Written by Roshni Patel
Updated over a week ago

For the initial Decision in Principle application you don't need to provide any documents. However, once you're ready to move ahead with advice and a formal application, we might need to see some documents to verify your identity.

The documents we accept as a proof of identity are listed here:

  • Valid UK Passport

  • Valid UK Driving License β€” Photo card (Full or Provisional)

  • Valid Non-UK passport or National ID Card

  • HM Forces ID Card

  • Police Warrant Card

  • UK Firearms License or Shotgun Certificate – current

  • Current State Pension notification letter

  • Current Benefits Agency letter

  • Current years HMRC Tax Code Notification

  • Current Blue Disabled Drivers Pass

  • Identity Card by Electoral Office of Northern Ireland

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