Document Guidance

Right to Work — Acceptable Documents 

 

Right to Work document type

Supporting evidence

Notes

Valid or Expired UK Passport

N/A

!!! Must be a colour copy

!!! All four corners must be visible

Valid Passport (Non UK and Non EEA) with a valid Visa

We only accept a valid visa in a valid passport.

Tier 4 Student visa holders:

You will need to provide two documents from your school, college or university:

  • A letter confirming that you are a student and details of the course you are attending; and
  • Confirmation of your term dates provided by your educational institution covering the duration of the course or the current academic year as a minimum.

Skilled Workers (Tier 2 & Tier 5 visa holders)

You will also need to provide the following:

  • A copy of your statement of Certificate of Sponsorship, or
  • A letter from your Sponsor HR department detailing where you work, your job title and details of your role.

Sharecode

You will need to provide your Sharecode number when completing document checks via Trust ID.

!!! Must be a colour copy

!!! All four corners must be visible

A Birth certificate issued in the UK plus supporting information

We will also need to see proof of your

National Insurance — this can be on a Payslip,

P45 or P60

We can accept a short or full Birth

Certificates

 

Proof of Address — Acceptable Documents

 

Proof of address document type

Evidence issue date

Notes

Bank or Building Society Statement

Issued within the last 3 months

X We cannot accept online copies or screenshots of statements

!!! 'Statements' must be related to an active account and show transactions so please do not cover these

Driving License: photo card issued in the UK or Isle of Man

Must be current

!!! Front and back of the Photo card is required

Council Tax Statement

Issued within the last 12 months

X We cannot accept Council Rent

Statements

X We cannot accept Council demand notices

X we cannot accept Online Statements

Utility Bill (e.g. gas, electric, water)

Issued within the last 3 months

X We cannot accept online utility bills, it must be a posted paper copy

!!! Document must be a bill and not a generic letter from a Utility company.

P45/P60

Issued within the last 12 months

X We cannot accept online electronic copies

Credit Card Statement

Issued within the last 3 months

X We cannot accept online electronic copies

Document issued by a Government Body giving entitlement, e.g. Child Benefit

Issued wtihin the last 3 months

X We cannot accept online electronic copies

UK Mortgage Statement

Issued within the last 12 months

X We cannot accept online electronic copies

UK financial statement (e.g. pension, ISA)

Issued within the last 12 months

X We cannot accept online electronic copies

 

Accepted vs Non Accepted Banks

 

Accepted Banks List

Non-Accepted Banks List

AMEX (American Express)

ABM Amro

Bank of Ireland

Argos

Bank of Scotland

Atom Bank

Barclaycard

Aqua

Citi Bank

Bip

Cooperative Bank

Bo

Danske Bank

Capital One

First Direct

Chase Bank

Halifax

Cash Plus

Handelsbanken

Debenhams

HSBC

Dozens

John Lewis

Fluid

Lloyds Banking Group

JP Morgan

M&S

Marbles

MBNA

Marcus (by Goldman Sachs)

Metro Bank

Monese

Nat West Bank

Monzo Bank

Nationwide

N26 Bank

RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland)

Opus

Santander

Revolut

Smile

Sainsbury's

TSB

Shawbrook Bank

Virgin Money

Starling Bank

 

Tandem Bank

 

Tesco

 

Thimble

 

Wise

 

Vanquis

 

Zopa Bank

 

Proof of Photographic ID — Acceptable Documents

 

Photographic ID document type

Evidence issue date

Notes

Valid UK Passport

Must be valid

!!! Must be a colour copy

!!! All four corners must be visible

Valid Passport (Non UK and Non EEA)

Must be valied

!!! Must be a colour copy

!!! All four corners must be visible

Driving License: photo card issued in the UK or Isle of Man

Must be valid

Must be issued in current address

!!! Front and back of the Photo card is required

Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) Card

Must be valid

 

!!! Front and back of the Photo card is required

HM Armed Forces Identity Card

Must be valid

!!! Front and back of the Photo card is required

Share code checks are acceptable as proof of RTW only. They are not an acceptable ID document.

In case you have no valid photographic ID document we will need to conduct an external verification check and will require:

A passport sized photograph signed by a person of standing

Must be current

!!! Back must be signed by person of standing

A statement from the person of standing which incudes how long they have known you and in what capacity

Must be current

!!! Letter must be signed

!!! A letter must be on Company Headed paper or sent via a work email address (e.g. not hotmail / gmail)

!!! A letter from the person stating that they have known you for 2 years. (must not be a relative)

Additional proof of address

 

!!! Please refer to Proof of Address – Acceptable Documents guide

Written consent from yourself to conduct this check