Compliance Documents

Why are these important?

Under the Home Office guidelines - To prevent illegal working and to monitor working hours the system stores details of your identity and eligibility documents.

It is necessary to meet you in person to complete this check. You will need to provide documents from either Option 1 or Option 2 from the list below.  Please ensure you choose the correct Nationality category when selecting the options of ID you can provide:



For UK Citizens

For EU/EEA including Switzerland

For those outside the EEA

Option 1

An in date Passport

ID Card

Both your Passport AND Visa (which shows your working arrangements).

Option 2

Driving Licence + Full Birth Certificate + National insurance card / tax document stating your full name and National insurance number.

An in date Passport


Original copies of the ID documents must be presented.  We are unable to accept photocopies or scanned versions of the ID.

For students who have limited permission to work during term-times:

Please provide your academic term and vacation times covering the duration of your period of study in the UK for which you will be employed.

We consider acceptable evidence to be one of the following:

(i) A printout from the student’s education institution’s website or other material published by the institution setting out its timetable for the student’s course of study; or

(ii) A copy of a letter or email addressed to the student from their education institution confirming term time dates for the student’s course; or

(iii) A letter addressed to you as the employer from the education institution confirming term time dates for the student’s course.

You will automatically be notified by email when any compliance documents are about to expire which may affect your entitlement to work.

N.B. You will not be allowed to work unless you are in possession of the required valid documents and have had them validated and uploaded by a verified member of staff.

You can visit the Talent Bank Head Office based in Kings Cross between Monday to Friday, 9:00AM till 12:00PM and 13:00PM till 16:00PM at Keystone House/King’s Talent Bank, 272-276 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9JY