HMRC Contact Numbers: Self Assessment, Tax, VAT, Helplines and Payment Numbers

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HMRC Numbers
Helpline UK Contacts International Contact Numbers
HMRC Online Helpdesk Phone Numbers and General Inquiries 0300 200 3600, OR 0300 200 3603 +44 161 930 8445
HMRC Contact Self-assessment Number and Tax Helpline 0300 200 3310 +44 300 200 3310
HMRC Income Tax Number 0300 200 3300, OR 0300 200 3319 +44 135 535 9022
HMRC Contact Tax Credits 0300 200 3900, OR 0300 200 3909 +44 2890 538 192
HMRC Child Benefit Contact Number 0300 200 3100, OR 0300 200 3103 +44 161 210 3086
HMRC Contact Number for National Insurance 0300 200 3500, OR 0300 200 3519 +44 191 203 7010
HMRC Contact Number Employer 0300 200 3200, OR 0300 200 3212 +44 300 200 3200, OR +44 300 200 3212
HMRC Contact Numbers VAT 0300 200 3700, OR 0300 200 3719 +44 2920 501 261
HMRC Contact Numbers for Construction Industry 0300 200 3210, OR 0300 200 3219 +44 161 930 8706
HMRC Online Helpdesk Phone Numbers and General Inquiries Numbers 0300 200 3600, OR 0300 200 3603 +44 161 930 8445
HMRC VAT Helpdesk Number 0300 200 3700, OR 0300 200 3719 +44 292 050 1261
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Income Tax enquiries number. Picture taken from: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/contact/income-tax-enquiries-for-individuals-pensioners-and-employees

Popular HMRC Service Numbers

I know those numbers are on the main HMRC numbers table above. But those are the most popular services, so i wrote it again here for your convenience (There is a lot of info on this page anyway):

You can call HMRC every day between 8am to 8pm. On Saturday you can call those numbers until 4pm. Sundays – don’t call them. Nobody will answer : )


HMRC is government department in UK whose work is to collect taxes from customers & regulate their income. It deals with Income Tax, corporation tax, capital gain tax, Inheritance tax, Indirect tax & environmental taxes. You can contact HMRC for all kind of assistances & for payment of taxes. You can visit the official website of HMRC for resolving your queries.

HMRC Customer service addresses

Self-assessment

If you want to contact HMRC for self-assessment related enquiries, write a query letter at following HMRC contact address for self-assessment:

Self-Assessment HM Revenue and Customs BX9 1AS United Kingdom


If you want to contact HMRC for making any complaint regarding tax credit or changes in circumstances, write a letter at HMRC tax credit complaint address

HM Revenue and Customs – Tax Credit Office Preston PR1 4AT United Kingdom

HMRC Customer service contact numbers, self-assessment

For self-assessment related queries, you can call at HMRC contact numbers for self-assessment 0044 300 200 3310. You can also send a text message at HMRC self-assessment contact number 0044 300 200 3319. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number outside UK 0044 161 931 9070. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays.

HMRC contact numbers for Tax credit

For tax credit related queries, you can call at HMRC contact numbers for Tax credit 0044 300 200 3900. You can also send a text message at HMRC Tax credit contact number 0044 300 200 3909. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number outside UK 0044 2890 538 192. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays.

HMRC contact numbers for Child Benefit

For making enquiries regarding child benefit scheme such as eligibility, stopping child benefits, making changes in personal details & for filing any complaint, you can call at HMRC contact numbers for Child Benefit 0044 300 200 3100. You can also send a text message at HMRC child benefit contact number 0044 300 200 3103. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number abroad 0044 161 210 3086. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays. The best availability timings are between 8 am to 11 am from Wednesday to Friday.

HMRC contact numbers for Income tax

For making enquiries & asking questions regarding Income tax such as PAYE coding notices, marriage allowance and making changes in personal details, you can call at HMRC contact numbers for Income tax 0044 300 200 3300. You can also send a text message at HMRC Income tax contact number 0044 300 200 3319. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number abroad 0044 135 535 9022. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays & bank holidays. The best availability timings are before 10am from Monday to Friday.

HMRC contact numbers for National Insurance

For making enquiries & asking questions regarding National Insurance schemes such as collecting information regarding all classes of national insurance, their rates & limits, statutory payments, etc., you can call at HMRC contact numbers for National Insurance 0044 300 200 3500. You can also send a text message at HMRC National Insurance contact number 0044 300 200 3519. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number UK outside 0044 191 203 7010. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday. The lines will be closed on Saturdays & Sundays. The best availability timings are after 1pm.

HMRC contact numbers employer

For making enquiries & getting necessary advice regarding employer’s information such as stakeholder’s pension, student loan repayments, construction industry scheme, PAYE etc., you can call at HMRC contact numbers employer 0044 300 200 3200. You can also send a text message at HMRC employer contact number 0044 300 200 3212. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number UK outside 0044 191 285 4332. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays & bank holidays. The best availability timings are between 2 pm to 4 pm.

HMRC contact numbers VAT

For queries related to VAT getting VAT registration number & post code, you can call at HMRC contact numbers VAT 0044 300 200 3700. You can also send a text message at HMRC VAT contact number 0044 300 200 3719. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number UK outside 0044 2920 501 261. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday. The lines will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The best availability timings are between 8 am to 11 am.

Contact numbers for construction industry scheme

For making enquiries & getting necessary advice regarding construction Industry schemes, you can call at HMRC contact numbers for construction industry scheme 0044 300 200 3210. You can also send a text message at HMRC construction industry scheme contact number 0044 300 200 3219. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number UK outside 0044 161 930 8706. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays.

HMRC online helpdesk phone numbers

Help and support

For getting necessary assistance regarding online services such as problems related to registration & signing in to the account, error messages displaying on using HMRC services, problems related to use of HMRC software & problem in sending forms,  you can call at HMRC online helpdesk numbers 0044 300 200 3600. You can also send a text message at HMRC contact number helpdesk online 0044 300 200 3603. If you are staying abroad, you can contact at HMRC contact number UK abroad 0044 161 930 8445. You can call on these numbers between 8am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4pm on Saturdays. The lines will be closed on Sundays.

Some Helpful HMRC Weblinks:

HMRC online service complaint number

If you are not happy with the online services of HMRC, you are free to file a complaint. For filing a complaint you will be required to provide HMRC online services helpdesk or VAT online services helpdesk case reference number. You can call at HMRC online service helpdesk number 0044 300 200 3600 or HMRC VAT helpdesk number 0044 300 200 3701 for getting reference number.  The customer representatives will try to resolve your problems.

For filing other complaints following are the contact numbers:

  • For complaining regarding defaulting services of HMRC related to income tax call HMRC income tax contact number 0044 300 200 300.  The best time to file a complaint is before 10 am from Monday to Friday.
  • For filing a complaint regarding tax credit services of HMRC call on HMRC tax credit complaint number 0044 345 300 3900.  The best availability timings for filing a complaint are between 8:30 am to 10:30 am and between 2 pm to 4 pm from Tuesday to Thursday.
  • For complaint related to defaulting self-assessment services call HMRC complaint department number 0044 300 200 3310. Call can be made between 8 am to 8 pm from Monday to Friday and between 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday.
  •  The complaint can also be filed related to national insurance at HMRC contact for national insurance number 0044 300 200 3500.  The best timings to make a call are for filing complaint is after 1pm
  • For complaint regarding child benefit services, call at HMRC child benefit contact number 0044 300 200 3100
  •  For filing VAT complaints, call on HMRC VAT complaint number 0044 300 200 3700
  • For filing complaint regarding HMRC support to employers call on 0044 300 200 3200

Online helpdesk services email

Reporting regarding any problems related to HMRC systems, you can write an email at HMRC helpdesk email address [email protected]

HMRC  Social Links

4 thoughts on “HMRC Contact Numbers: Self Assessment, Tax, VAT, Helplines and Payment Numbers”

  1. Thanks for providing us HMRC contact numbers for self assessment..I am impressed with this information. I am glad to visit here and got a great knowledge.. its very important for me..Thanks again.

    1. Not a problem!
      We really do our best to research and find those numbers, and it’s nice to hear that we are being helpful 🙂 Cheers.

  2. Can a labourer be self employed? Alot of angencies been telling me that it s illegal , same as being a traffic marshall self employed. Can anyone pleaae explain me why?

  3. i will hopefully be opening a recruitment agency just wanted to know in between formation will i still receive esa and dla my number

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