Changes to forms and supporting documents due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

From 20 April 2020:

  • You have the option to return certain forms and any supporting documentation to us by email
  • We no longer require your signature or a witnesses’ signature

Please note:

  • You MUST provide consent in the body of your email for us to process your form, for example, 'I consent to you processing my form'
  • If you’re employed in the Civil Service and use your gov.uk email address to send us the information above, you don’t need to provide a form of ID
  • If you are not sending from a gov.uk email, you MUST provide a scanned copy or photograph of two forms of ID plus proof of your address. A full list of acceptable documents can be found here
  • Utility bills must be less than three months old and must not be a mobile phone bill
  • Please ensure that scanned copies or photographs of forms and documents are clear and can be easily read
  • We cannot accept links to documents stored in cloud services such as Onedrive or iCloud

We are committed to managing your personal information in line with the Data Protection Legislation. Find more information in our Privacy Policy.

Published:
20 December 2021
Last updated:
2 January 2024