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Direct quote from the web-site in the related link... "The suffix dates back to when contributions were recorded on cards which were returned annually, staggered throughout the tax year. "A" meant the card was to be returned in March; "B" in June; "C" in September and "D" in December. Although contribution cards are no longer used, the suffix has remained an integral part of the NINO."

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Does British national insurance number expire?

In the UK, the National insurance number, or NI, is a number that is issued for the purposes of paying tax and receiving social security benefits. No, the British National insurance number does not expire.

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How do you apply for settlement in UK when you have a UK national Insurance number?

Ask the British Embassy in your home country. If you are already in the UK, ask the Home Office.

What is a social security number in the uk?

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How do you find out when exactly you started paying National Insurance contributions?

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Do you have to pay to get national insurance number am an overseas?

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