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Published on 16 December 2020

Help! I can’t apply for a National Insurance number


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some people are unable to get a National Insurance number. LITRG has published some guidance on what to do in this situation if you are starting work, self-employment or claiming benefits.

Illustration of man and a woman by a clipboard with the words National Insurance number and social security written on it

The guidance can be found here.


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