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National Insurance Number (NINo)

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An 8 digit number provided by the UK government. It proves you have the right to work in the UK when looking for a job/starting off as self employed. It can be found on your payslip, P60/P45, National Insurance section of personal tax account and on letters from HMRC about tax, pensions or state benefits.

You’ll receive your national insurance number once you turn 16 if you were born in the UK. If you’ve recently moved, you’ll need to apply for one.

The following people will need your NINo:

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