How Do I Contact HMRC to Change My Address?

Find Out How to Contact HMRC to Change Your Address

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How to Contact HMRC When Moving House

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How you contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to change your address depends on your personal situation. 

If you’ve moved house and changed address, it’s best to contact HMRC and let them know as soon as you can. If you fail to get in touch with HMRC regarding your change of address, you’ll likely miss out on crucial correspondence from them regarding your taxes or benefits. 

So, to ensure you stay up-to-date and don’t pay too much income tax, we’ve created this handy guide explaining how to contact HMRC to notify them of your change of address.

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Can I Complete My HMRC Change of Address Online?

Yes, you can complete your HMRC change of address online, either using HMRC’s online digital service or using SlothMove’s award-winning home-moving platform. 

Through HMRC’s online digital service, claimants can check their claims information, check their tax credit payments, renew their tax credits and report a change of circumstances, including a change of address. A change of household from joint to single can also be done by contacting HMRC online. 

The HMRC online digital service can be found on the GOV.UK website, either directly via the ‘Manage your tax credits’ service or by going to your personal tax account and selecting the ‘tax credits’ option. 

Alternatively, you can update your HMRC address online using SlothMove’s change of address service. All you need to do is fill out the form below, let us know some additional details and we’ll do the rest of the hard work for you.

In fact, you can update all the essential institutions of your house move at the same time, including PIP, DWP, ESA, DLA and the Electoral Roll.

Can I Call HMRC to Change My Address?

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Yes, you can call HMRC on their helpline number to change your address. The HMRC change of address contact number is: 0300 200 3300. Make sure you have your National Insurance number with you when you call. 

The HMRC helpline is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm, as well as being closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. However, these hours may change from time to time, so make sure you check the GOV.UK website for the latest opening hours. 

The HMRC change of address contact number does get very busy, and HMRC say that the best time to call is between 8.30am and 10.30am or between 2pm and 4pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays. 

The HM Revenue and Customs phone number can be used to: 

  • – Ask general advice
  • – Make a claim
  • – Ask questions about a claim
  • – Tell HMRC about a change of address
  • – Renew a claim
  • – Find out about payments 
  • – Make a complaint

Can You Contact HMRC By Post?

Yes, you can complete your HMRC change of address by post. You can write to HMRC for information regarding eligibility, claiming and stopping Child Benefit, changing personal details and making a complaint. 

To complete your HMRC change of address by post, write to: 

Change of circumstances
HMRC – Tax Credit Office

Once you’ve sent a letter to HMRC to change your address, we recommend keeping a copy of the letter and that it is sent recorded delivery. 

Can I Send an Email to HMRC to Change My Address?

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Unfortunately, there isn’t a HMRC contact email that allows you to change your address. 

Instead, you can use any of the other forms of contact mentioned above, including online, by phone and by post.

What Happens Once You’ve Contacted HMRC?

Once you’ve contacted HMRC to change your address, HMRC will update your personal records for you. You should then receive an email to confirm your change of details. 

Or, if you choose to update your HMRC address through SlothMove, we will notify HMRC for you and send you a confirmation email so you know your change of address is in safe hands.


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