When you are arranging self-drive hire insurance cover through us, you will need to obtain from the hirer two items to prove their identity. These are to be photocopied or scanned and retained for 3 years from the end date of the hire. One is to prove the hirer’s name and the other is to prove their address. Acceptable evidence is shown in the following tables; you only need one item from each table. You must only accept original documents, not printed off the internet.

TABLE A – ALL DOCUMENTS MUST INCLUDE THE HIRER’S FULL NAME

Current UK Full Photocard Driving Licence and Convictions Verification Page from the DVLA Database
Current EU member state National ID Photocard and driving licence
Current firearms certificate or shotgun licence.Current UK Full Photocard Driving Licence
Current old style UK Driving Licence (no photo)

TABLE B – ALL DOCUMENTS MUST INCLUDE THE HIRER’S NAME & CURRENT ADDRESS

A credit card statement, dated within the last 3 months
A notification letter from Benefits Agency/Local Authority confirming your right to benefits
(Department for Works and Pensions, Jobcentre Plus, Benefits Agency or Veterans Agency), dated
within the last 12 months
Bank, Building Society, Credit Union statement, dated within the last 3 months
Council Tax bill (valid for the current financial year)
Current Tenancy Agreement, from a local council or a recognised letting agency
HMRC document (PAYE Coding Notice/Tax Notification/Self-Assessment/Statement of Account/NI
contributions bill) issued in the last three months or valid for the current tax year - we can’t accept
P45 or P60 forms
Mortgage statement from a recognised lender, dated within the last 12 months
Sky or cable TV bills, dated within the last 3 months
Telephone bill, dated within the last 3 months - we can’t accept mobile phone bills
Utility bill - gas, electricity or water, dated within the last 3 months