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Proof of identity and residency

Updated: Feb 2, 2019


What is this damn proof of address, proof of identity and proof of residency everyone ask in the UK ?


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Where proof of identity is required you need to prove that you exist and you are living staying in the UK, by showing specific documents that can be sometimes a nightmare to get, especially when you just arrived!


📝 Proof of address/residency:


🔥 If you just arrived:


  • Letter from your employer certifying your address and the fact that you work for her/him.

  • Letter from your landlord certifying you are going to rent and stay at the address.


🚀 If you stayed already for a few months:

  • Household utility bill (eg gas, electric, water or fixed line telephone but not a mobile phone bill). It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address

  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature or ‘old style’

  • Bank, building society or credit card statement. It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address

  • Local authority tax bill (e.g. council tax) valid for the current year

  • Local authority rent book

  • Solicitor’s letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation (in this case, proof of previous address will also be needed)

  • HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document e.g. tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address.



P45s and P60s are not acceptable


😎 Proof of identity:

  • Current, valid full passport (certified copies must show nationality, place and date of birth, passport number, expiry date, photograph and signature)

  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature or ‘old style’ driving licence

  • Current, valid UK photo-card provisional licence

  • Residence permit showing your full name and current address. This is issued by the Home Office to non-EU Nationals on sight of your own country’s passport. firearms certificate or shotgun licence

  • HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document eg. tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address.

P45s and P60s are not acceptable


For more informations: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/proof-of-identity-checklist/proof-of-identity-checklist




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