Obtaining agent codes
HMRC have issued revised instructions regarding obtaining a national agent code for self assessment. With immediate effect code requests and changes in details should be sent in writing to:
HM Revenue & Customs
Central Agent Authorisation Team
Newcastle upon Tyne
Agents based abroad, including those in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man should send requests to HM Revenue & Customs, CAR Residency, Abroad Agent Maintainer, St Johns House, Unit 353 Merton Road, Liverpool , L75 1BB.
New agent codes will be sent by mail and are to be used when completing the agent authorisation form 64-8. Forms which do not include a National Insurance number or Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) will be returned to the agent unprocessed.