On completing a claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction, you and any partner living in your household will need to provide the following:
- Proof of your identity, and any partner's identity
- Proof of your National Insurance number, and any partner's National Insurance number
Original identity and National Insurance number evidence must be provided to us in person. Please don't send us original documents through the post. We use ultraviolet scanners to check that documents are the originals and haven't been altered.
You'll also need to provide evidence (scanned copies or digital photos taken on your mobile or tablet) of the following: