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Identity check: Document list

Please select one of the primary documents given below

Primary documentation
primary_34_description
A current and valid passport or other travel document endorsed to show that the holder is exempt from immigration control, is allowed to stay indefinitely in the United Kingdom, has the right of abode in the United Kingdom or has no time limit on their stay in the United Kingdom.
primary_229_description
A current Biometric Immigration Document (Biometric Residence Permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder indicating that the person named is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, or has no time limit on their stay in the UK.
primary_230_description
A current Biometric Immigration Document (Biometric Residence Permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder indicating that the person named can currently stay in the UK and is allowed to do the work in question.
primary_231_description
A current passport endorsed to show that the holder is allowed to staying the UK and is currently allowed to do the type of work in question.
primary_232_description
A Certificate of Application issued by the Home Office under regulation 17(3) or 18A (2) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, to a family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland stating that the holder is permitted to take employment which is less than 6 months old together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service
primary_233_description
An Application Registration Card issued by the Home Office stating that the holder is permitted to take the employment in question, together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service.
primary_234_description
A current Residence Card (including an Accession Residence Card or a Derivative Residence Card) issued by the Home Office to a non-European Economic Area national who is a family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland or who has a derivative right of residence.
primary_237_description
Issued by a country outside the EEA. Valid only for roles where you will be living and working outside of the UK. Visa/permit must relate to the non EEA country in which the role is basedIssued by a country outside the EEA. Valid only for roles whereby the applicant is living and working outside of the UK. Visa/permit must relate to the non EEA country in which the role is based
primary_236_description
A current Immigration Status Document issued by the Home Office to the holder with an endorsement indicating that the person is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or has no time limit on their stay in the UK, together with an official document giving the person's permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency or previous employer.
primary_235_description
A current Immigration Status Document containing a photograph issued by the Home Office to the holder with a valid endorsement indicating that the named person may stay in the UK, and is allowed to do the type of work in question, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency or a previous employer.
primary_240_description
A permanent residence card issued by the Home Office to the family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland.
primary_241_description
A Positive Verification Notice issued by the Home Office Employer Checking Service to the employer or prospective employer, which indicates that the named person may stay in the UK and is permitted to do the work in question.
Group 1: Photographic ID
Please indicate which of the following documents you can provide, or select None of the above if you have none of them.

If you have a passport, we recommend you use this as an ID document, as it also satisfies the requirement to prove you have Right to Work in the UK.
Tick here if your passport is endorsed to show that the you are exempt from immigration control, are allowed to stay indefinitely in the United Kingdom, have the right of abode in the United Kingdom or have no time limit on your stay in the United Kingdom.
photoid_34_description
A current and valid passport or other travel document endorsed to show that the holder is exempt from immigration control, is allowed to stay indefinitely in the United Kingdom, has the right of abode in the United Kingdom or has no time limit on their stay in the United Kingdom.
photoid_229_description
A current Biometric Immigration Document (Biometric Residence Permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder indicating that the person named is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, or has no time limit on their stay in the UK.
photoid_230_description
A current Biometric Immigration Document (Biometric Residence Permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder indicating that the person named can currently stay in the UK and is allowed to do the work in question.
photoid_7_description
Current UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands full or provisional photo-card driving licence (licences from Northern Ireland still require the counterpart document as well).
photoid_161_description
Current EU/EEA Photo Driving Licence (For countries in EEA but not in EU the licence is only valid for up to 12 months from the date the applicant entered the UK)
photoid_102_description
Current Non-UK/EEA Photo Driving Licence (valid for up to 12 months from the date the applicant entered the UK).
photoid_98_description
Any card carrying the PASS (Proof of Age Standards Scheme) accreditation logo. Must be valid.
photoid_40_description
HM Forces ID Card (UK) - only acceptable from serving members of HM Forces
photoid_4_description
A valid EEA National ID card.
photoid_196_description
FOR USE BY REFUGEES ONLY - A current Immigration Status Document issued by the Home Office to the holder with an endorsement indicating that the person is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or has no time limit on their stay in the UK, together with an official document giving the person's permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency or previous employer.
Group 2: Confirmation of Address
addressid_100_description
Full, Current, old-style paper UK driving licence. Old-style provisional driving licences are not acceptable.
addressid_8_description
Bank, Building society or Credit Union Statement - should be less than 3 months old and MUST hold current address. Must be UK and Channel Islands or EEA. Documents downloaded from the Internet and Non-EEA Statements CANNOT be accepted.
addressid_36_description
Bank, building society or credit union statement - should be less than 3 months old and MUST hold current address. Documents downloaded from the internet and Non-EEA Statements can not be accepted.
addressid_11_description
Current UK benefit statement, book or card; or original notification letter from Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) confirming the rights to benefit (eg child allowance, pension) - issued within the last 3 months. We CANNOT accept documents printed from the Internet.
addressid_274_description
E.g. Pension, Endowment ISA (EEA only) - note this does not include bank or credit card statements, which are listed separately. This MUST have been issued within the last 6 months. We CANNOT accept documents printed from the Internet.
addressid_97_description
E.g. Pension, Endowment ISA (UK only) - note this does not include bank or credit card statements, which are listed separately. This MUST have been issued within the last 12 months. We CANNOT accept documents printed from the Internet.
addressid_106_description
Benefit statement, book or card; or original notification letter from Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) confirming the rights to benefit (eg child allowance, pension) - issued more than 3 months but less than 12 months ago. Documents printed from the internet CANNOT be accepted.
addressid_6_description
Local authority tax statement (UK or Channel Islands) valid for the current year - issued within the last 12 months. Documents printed from the Internet CANNOT be accepted.
addressid_89_description
Credit Card Statement - must have your address on it and be less than 3 months old. (Non-EEA statements must not be accepted). We CANNOT accept documents printed from the Internet.
addressid_75_description
Confirmation from your local authority’s Electoral Register that you reside at your current address. The confirmation must include your name and address. This document must be dated within the last 3 months.
addressid_162_description
Most recent HM Revenue & Customs tax notification (ie tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding) - issued in the last 3 months. Documents printed from the Internet CANNOT be accepted.
addressid_71_description
Most recent HM Revenue & Customs tax notification (ie tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding) - issued in the last 12 months.Documents printed from the Internet CANNOT be accepted.
addressid_9_description
Mortgage Statement from a recognised lender - issued within the last 12 months (UK or EEA) - (Non-EEA statements cannot be accepted).
addressid_74_description
Local Council Rent card or tenancy agreement - must be dated within the last 6 months. This document must contain your name and the address.
addressid_5_description
Recent utility bill (gas, water, electricity or land-line telephone) or a letter from a supplier of utilities confirming the arrangement to pay for the services on pre-payment terms. Utility bills in joint names are also acceptable (UK). Must be less than 3 months old and UK. Note: Mobile phone contract/bill are NOT Permitted. Note: Documents printed from the Internet are NOT permitted.
addressid_35_description
[NOTE: Must not be from the same supplier as 1st Utility bill.] Recent utility bill (gas, water, electricity or land-line telephone) or a letter from a supplier of utilities confirming the arrangement to pay for the services on pre-payment terms. Utility bills in joint names are also acceptable (UK). Must be less than 3 months old and UK. NOTE: mobile phone contract/bill NOT Permitted
Group 3: Non-photographic ID
nonphotoid_239_description
The Irish Passport Card is available to all Irish Citizens who are over 18 years and hold a valid Irish Passport. Cannot be used as an identity document alongside an Irish passport.
nonphotoid_231_description
A current passport endorsed to show that the holder is allowed to staying the UK and is currently allowed to do the type of work in question.
nonphotoid_232_description
A Certificate of Application issued by the Home Office under regulation 17(3) or 18A (2) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, to a family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland stating that the holder is permitted to take employment which is less than 6 months old together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service
nonphotoid_233_description
An Application Registration Card issued by the Home Office stating that the holder is permitted to take the employment in question, together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service.
nonphotoid_100_description
Full, Current, old-style paper UK driving licence. Old-style provisional driving licences are not acceptable.
nonphotoid_234_description
A current Residence Card (including an Accession Residence Card or a Derivative Residence Card) issued by the Home Office to a non-European Economic Area national who is a family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland or who has a derivative right of residence.
nonphotoid_237_description
Issued by a country outside the EEA. Valid only for roles where you will be living and working outside of the UK. Visa/permit must relate to the non EEA country in which the role is basedIssued by a country outside the EEA. Valid only for roles whereby the applicant is living and working outside of the UK. Visa/permit must relate to the non EEA country in which the role is based
nonphotoid_236_description
A current Immigration Status Document issued by the Home Office to the holder with an endorsement indicating that the person is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or has no time limit on their stay in the UK, together with an official document giving the person's permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency or previous employer.
nonphotoid_235_description
A current Immigration Status Document containing a photograph issued by the Home Office to the holder with a valid endorsement indicating that the named person may stay in the UK, and is allowed to do the type of work in question, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a Government agency or a previous employer.
nonphotoid_17_description
UK and Channel Islands
nonphotoid_238_description
Issued by a country outside the EEA. Valid only for roles where you will be living and working outside of the UK. Visa/permit must relate to the non EEA country in which the role is based. Documents downloaded from the internet can not be accepted.
nonphotoid_104_description
A Bank/Building Society Account Opening Confirmation Letter (UK) (Issued in last 3 months).
nonphotoid_11_description
Current UK benefit statement, book or card; or original notification letter from Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) confirming the rights to benefit (eg child allowance, pension) - issued within the last 3 months. We CANNOT accept documents printed from the Internet.
nonphotoid_106_description
Benefit statement, book or card; or original notification letter from Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) confirming the rights to benefit (eg child allowance, pension) - issued more than 3 months but less than 12 months ago. Documents printed from the internet CANNOT be accepted.
nonphotoid_14_description
Full Birth Certificate (UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands) - issued at the time of birth; Including those issued by UK authorities overseas, such as Embassies, High Commissions and HM Forces. (Photocopies are not acceptable). Full birth certificates contain both the parents and baby's details.
nonphotoid_108_description
ShortBirth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands) - issued at the time of birth; Including those issued by UK authorities overseas, such as Embassies, High Commissions and HM Forces. (Photocopies are not acceptable). Short birth certificates do not contain the parents details but only the baby's.
nonphotoid_94_description
Certified copy of Birth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands) - issued after the time of birth by the General Register Office/relevant authority i.e. Registrars - Photocopies CANNOT be accepted.
nonphotoid_24_description
Current Fire Arms Licence (UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man).
nonphotoid_78_description
Deed Poll Certificate
nonphotoid_240_description
A permanent residence card issued by the Home Office to the family member of a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland.
nonphotoid_77_description
Divorce/annulment or civil partnership dissolution papers
nonphotoid_128_description
Gender Recognition Certificate
nonphotoid_241_description
A Positive Verification Notice issued by the Home Office Employer Checking Service to the employer or prospective employer, which indicates that the named person may stay in the UK and is permitted to do the work in question.
nonphotoid_92_description
A document from Central / Local Government / Government Agency / Local Authority giving entitlement (UK & Channel Islands) that must be less than 3 months old. E.g. from the department for Work and Pensions, the Employment Service, Customs & Revenue, Job Centre, Job Centre Plus, Social Security. Documents printed from the Internet cannot be accepted.
nonphotoid_162_description
Most recent HM Revenue & Customs tax notification (ie tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding) - issued in the last 3 months. Documents printed from the Internet CANNOT be accepted.
nonphotoid_71_description
Most recent HM Revenue & Customs tax notification (ie tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding) - issued in the last 12 months.Documents printed from the Internet CANNOT be accepted.
nonphotoid_18_description
Only Marriage or civil partnership certificates by UK or Channel Island Authorities are acceptable.
nonphotoid_23_description
P45 or P60 issued in the last 12 months. UK and Channel Islands Only
nonphotoid_79_description
Police Registration Document
nonphotoid_76_description
A Residence Permit issued by the Home Office to EU Nationals on inspection of own-country passport.
nonphotoid_105_description
A valid Letter of Sponsorship from future employment provider (Non-UK/Non-EEA only - valid only for applicants residing outside of the UK at time of application).
nonphotoid_96_description
The organisation conducting the ID check will need to ensure an appropriate external ID validation service is used to check the applicant against their records to establish the applicant's name and living history footprint.

Recently changed name?

Please make sure that all documentation shows the name that you used on your application. If you have recently changed your name, and are unable to provide any ID documents with this new name, then you will also need to provide documentary evidence for the name change such as:

  • Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate
  • Decree Absolute/Civil Partnership Dissolution certificate
  • Deed Poll certificate

Recently left education?

Please only select this option if you have recently left education, and you're unable to provide the required number of documents from Group 2.

Group 4: Recent education leavers
In addition to the photographic personal identification from Group 1, two of the following documents should be provided as sufficient proof of your identity:
fulltimeeduid_14_description
Full Birth Certificate (UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands) - issued at the time of birth; Including those issued by UK authorities overseas, such as Embassies, High Commissions and HM Forces. (Photocopies are not acceptable). Full birth certificates contain both the parents and baby's details.
fulltimeeduid_94_description
Certified copy of Birth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands) - issued after the time of birth by the General Register Office/relevant authority i.e. Registrars - Photocopies CANNOT be accepted.
fulltimeeduid_92_description
A document from Central / Local Government / Government Agency / Local Authority giving entitlement (UK & Channel Islands) that must be less than 3 months old. E.g. from the department for Work and Pensions, the Employment Service, Customs & Revenue, Job Centre, Job Centre Plus, Social Security. Documents printed from the Internet cannot be accepted.
fulltimeeduid_83_description
A grant letter or student loan agreement from a local education authority. Documents printed from the Internet cannot be accepted.
fulltimeeduid_30_description
Certificate of educational qualifications (certificates should be the originals from the school, university or awarding body).
fulltimeeduid_107_description
Letter from Head Teacher or College Principal, of a UK school or college that verifies your name and any other relevant information, for example, address or date of birth (16 - 19 year olds in full time education only - can only be accepted in exceptional circumstances when all other documents have been exhausted).
fulltimeeduid_29_description
National Insurance (NI) number card or proof of issue of an NI number
Right to Work documentation
We will also need to see some documentation which proves that you have the Right to Work in the UK. Please indicate which one of the documents listed below you can provide. Please note that some documents will require accompanying documents to validate them.
Right to work in the UK

Selection complete

The documents you have selected are sufficient for your NHS and DBS ID checks, and your Right To Work in the UK check.

Please remember to bring these documents with you to your appointment to complete the process.