Proof of ID we require and proof of ID you and your Trustees will need to get verified if using a Property Probate Trust

When you see our Consultant you must provide PROOF OF ID and our Consultant will note it down on their instruction form

If you then organise a conveyance of all or part of your property into a Property Probate Trust you and your Trustees will need to take a proof of ID and a proof of residency (one different option from each of the following lists)

 1. PROOF OF ID

 list of acceptable documents

  • Current, valid full passport  (certified copies must show nationality, place and date of birth, passport  number, expiry date,  photograph and signature)
  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature  or ‘old style’  driving licence
  • Current, valid UK photo-card provisional licence
  • Northern Ireland Voter’s Card showing your current address
  • Armed Forces ID Card
  • Residence permit showing your full name and current address. This is issued by the Home Office to non-EU Nationals on sight of your own country’s passport.
  • Firearms certificate or shotgun licence
  • HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document eg. tax assessment,statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address.  P45s and P60s are not acceptable
  • Original notification letter from the relevant benefits agency confirming the right to benefits or state pension 

And

2. RESIDENCE ID

List of acceptable documents

  • Household utility bill (eg gas, electric, water or fixed line telephone but not a mobile phone  bill). It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature  or ‘old style’ driving licence. Provisional licences are not acceptable as proof of address
  • bank, building society or credit card statement. It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
  • Local authority tax bill (e.g. council tax) valid for the current year
  • Local authority rent book
  • Solicitor’s letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation (in this case, proof of previous address will also be needed)
  • HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document e.g. tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address.  P45s and P60s are not acceptable
  • Original notification letter from the relevant benefits agency confirming the right to benefits or state pension
  • Northern Ireland Voter’s Card showing your current address


....to a local Notary or Solicitor before the conveyance can be completed. This is because the verification of your ID needs to be carried out independently of ourselves

 There is usually a small fee levied by a Notary/Solicitor for this service and each of our packages 1 and 2 have already been reduced by £100 to cover this fee for you.