Information to enable registration to be processed

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Information you will need to provide:

  • name
  • address
  • National Insurance Number (NINO)
  • date of birth
  • contact telephone number
  • contact email address
  • the date your self employment commenced
  • the nature of your business
  • business address
  • Unique Tax Reference (UTR) if you were previously self-employed

Please have all information to hand before you start.

You will find your Unique Tax Reference number (UTR) quoted on previously issued Self Assessment correspondence, e.g. your Self Assessment return. It is made up of 10 digits, e.g. 12345 567890.

Your National Insurance Number (NINO) is made up of nine letters and numbers in the following format: DQ123456A. You can find your NINO on your National Insurance card, letters from Social Security, documents sent to you from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) or on your pay slips. For further NI information see National Insurance – rates, entitlements.