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Self Employed Hardship Fund Evidence Requirements

Self Employed Hardship Fund Evidence Requirements

Please upload images or digital copies of the following in support of your application:

  • Proof of identity, ideally photographic, for example a valid passport or driving licence (mandatory requirement).
  • Proof of address (for example a recent council tax bill or utility bill). This must be a different document to the one you used for proof of identity (mandatory requirement).
  • 3 forms of evidence of active trading up to March 2020:
    • Bank statements (business or personal) covering 3 months to March 2020 showing income and outgoings from self-employment (mandatory requirement)
    • And any 2 of the following:
      • A supplier or reseller trade account (active)
      • Valid business insurance
      • HMRC Unique Taxpayer Reference (if registered).  If not yet registered, copy of correspondence/other details showing registration is being sought/or provide further details to explain position.
      • VAT Registration Number
      • Marketing materials for your business, eg business website, active social media – provide web links
      • Other evidence of business activity to support your claim (eg correspondence with customers or suppliers)