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Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions
Agent Authorisation FAQs
What is the Agent Authorisation Online service?
Does the Online Agent Authorisation service replace the paper 64-8 form or the FBI2?
What are the advantages of using the Online Agent Authorisation service?
Can I use the Online Agent Authorisation service for all new clients?
How do I access the Online Agent Authorisation service?
Who has to do what?
Who will receive the agent authorisation code?
When will my client receive the letter containing the agent authorisation code?
Why hasn't my client received the letter containing the authorisation code?
What should I do if my client has lost the letter containing the authorisation code?
What if the authorisation code sent to my client has expired?
What format will the agent authorisation code be in?
Why can't I enter the authorisation code?
Is the agent authorisation code case sensitive?
I have merged with another agent and my SA Agent Code has changed. Do I need to ask for a new agent authorisation for each of my clients again?
If I ask for authorisation for Self Assessment, will I also be authorised to act for National Insurance?
What else can I do online?
I am an employer or an agent acting for an employer what changes can I make online?