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What can I use as proof to join PTL?

When you visit one of the application sites to have your PTL application processed; as per the joining checklist you will have to bring proof of the benefit you are claiming/or which you are named on together with a separate recent proof of your address such as a recent Council Tax or utility bill.

Proof of Address
All applicants: Official proof of address required for all applicants e.g. recent utility bill or Council tax bill. For child applicants proof of address could be child benefit award letter or any other benefit claim which lists the children showing the home address. If you have any difficulties please call the PTL office for advice on 01792 635473.

Proof of Benefits
See below details regarding benefit type and type of proof required.

Housing Benefit    
Recent letter from Housing Benefit department confirming receipt of benefit.

Council Tax Benefit    
Recent letter from Council Tax department confirming receipt of benefit.

Income Support    
The award letter, or a recent letter confirming receipt of benefit.

Job Seekers Allowance (Income Based)    
JSA (income based) can only be proved by showing all of the three-page benefit statement letter that is issued when first in receipt of benefit.

Or the PTL office can provide you with a PTL confirmation form which you can use to get the Job Centre to confirm and stamp.

Employment Support Allowance (Income Based)    
The award letter clearly stating the ESA income based is currently being paid.

Guaranteed Pension Credit    
The award letter or a recent letter confirming receipt of benefit

Working Tax Credit & NHS Tax Credit exemption certificate    
The award letter and the NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate showing you are also in receipt of free optical and dental care.

Child Tax Credit & NHS Tax Credit exemption certificate    
The award letter and the NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate showing you are also in receipt of free optical and dental care.

NHS Low Income Scheme    
The HC2 certificate for free NHS free optical and dental care

Partner of someone on benefit    
Proof that you are included in the benefit claim e.g. award letter for your partner naming you as being included.

Child of someone on benefit    
Proof that the child are included in the benefit claim e.g. award letter showing the children are included.

17-19 in FTE/Training named on parents benefit    
Proof of non advance FT student status/inclusion on approved training scheme (see below) and proof you are included in parents/guardians benefit claim:

Enrolled in non-advanced education:
GCSE's and A Levels
NVQ level 1,2 or 3
BTEC national Diploma, national Certificate and 1st Diploma
SCE higher grade or equivalent.

Enrolled in an approved training scheme:
Skillbuild
Foundation Modern Apprenticeships or Modern Apprenticeships

Supported Young Adult    
If you fall into this category you will have to get your Social Services representative to approach the PTL office who can organise proof of eligibility and entry onto the scheme.

If you are unsure of any of the above or are finding it hard to provide evidence please do not hesitate to contact the PTL office on 01792 635473 so that we may help.

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