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A recent change in immigration law means that some asylum seekers are now able to work.

Obtaining a National Insurance Number: Information for asylum seekers who have permission to work

A recent change in immigration law means that some asylum seekers are now able to work. The Law Centre has already published a briefing paper that explains how asylum seekers can request permission to work from the Home Office. Click here and follow the steps.

This second briefing paper is aimed at asylum seekers who have already obtained permission to work. It explains the process of obtaining a National Insurance Number and translations are available in Arabic, Farsi, Somali and Tigrinya.

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