NI and Social Security Number


(John Eliot) #1

Are National Insurance Number and Social Security Number the same in the UK?


(stella wood) #2

Yes.

"What is a Social Security number UK?
The National Insurance number is a number used in the United Kingdom in the administration of the National Insurance or social security system. It is also used for some purposes in the UK tax system. The number is described by the United Kingdom government as a “personal account number”.


(John Eliot) #3

Thanks, Stella. Want to make sure I’m as ready as I can be before the call. Now, if only I knew which year I married!


(Teresa Shipley) #4

There is also an NHS number which is different to NI.


(John Eliot) #5

Yes, thank you.


(John Eliot) #6

Rang this morning. My phone batteries went halfway through my call so had to start over again! But all done. Quite easy. Thank you again for help here. John.