What does Pockit accept as a proof of address?

Created by Pockit Help, Modified on Fri, 22 Sep 2023 at 12:29 PM by Floyd Goodman

We accept the following documents as a way to confirm your residential address:


Valid full driving licence (UK, EU, EEA countries plus Switzerland)

  • We cannot accept a provisional driving license
  • Please note that if you provided this to confirm your identity than your driving licence cannot be used as a proof of address

DWP/Benefit Award Letter
  • Evidence of entitlement to a state or local authority-funded benefit (including housing benefit and council tax benefit), tax credit, pension, educational or other grants
  • It must be dated within the last 12 months and confirm your entitlement to the current or future benefits

Bank, Building Society, Credit Card or Mortgage Statement
  • It must be dated within the last 3 months. It must be issued by a regulated financial sector firm in the UK, EU or an equivalent jurisdiction
  • Please note that we cannot accept a statement if it was printed off the internet

Council Tax Bill

  • It must be related to Council Tax payable at your current address that we have on the file and for the current financial year


Utility Bill or Statement

  • It must be dated within the last 3 months, showing usage at your current address that we have on the file
  • Please note that we cannot accept TV licences or mobile phone bills


Court Appointment
  • An instrument of a court appointment such as liquidator or other grants of probate.
  • It must be dated within the last 3 months, on headed paper


Rent or Tenancy agreement  ?





  • It must be dated within the last 3 months


Household property or contents insurance policy documents ?



  • It must be dated within the last 3 months


Confirmation letter from University for occupation of halls of residence ?



  • It must be dated within the last 3 months


Solicitor’s completion of sale advice ?



  • It must be dated within the last 3 months