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Field force verification hotline

You can now check that a HMRC debt collector is genuine by calling 0300 200 3862. The caller will need to note the ID number on the debt collector’s photo ID card before contacting HMRC. The line is not a 24-hour hotline. It is closed on bank holidays (including Scottish bank holidays) and open:

Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm

Saturday and Sunday 8am to 4pm

HMRC publish a list of the debt collection agencies that they work with. Letters, calls or texts from debt collection agencies saying that they are acting on HMRC’s behalf can be verified by following this link:



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