Documentation required for applications

The applicant must provide evidence of identity as follows: one from list A and one from list B or alternatively one from list A and in addition a further one from list A which shows the applicant’s current address on it.

List A

Photographic identity documents

  • Current valid passport
  • Current UK photocard Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Current EU photocard Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Current full old-style UK Driving Licence

List B

If not used under List A already

  • Current UK photocard Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Current EU photocard Driving Licence (full or provisional)
  • Current full old-style UK Driving Licence

Or (if dated within last 3 months)

  • Utility bill or correspondence from utilities supplier
  • Rate Collection Agency correspondence
  • Bank / building society / mortgage / credit union / credit card statement
  • Inland Revenue correspondence e.g. tax coding notice
  • Original vehicle registration document
  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive / registered housing association tenancy agreement or correspondence
  • Insurance certificate / policy for home address
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