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Posted Tue, 25 Apr 2023 11:28:00 GMT by pjr1992
My self assessment tax return shows Bank Repayment Pending. How long will it take to receive the repayment?
Posted Fri, 28 Apr 2023 14:42:49 GMT by HMRC Admin 10
If the repayment is pending for more than 10 working days it may have been selected for additional security checks.
We aim to clear these within 6 weeks however it can take longer at peak times.
Posted Tue, 02 May 2023 18:07:21 GMT by Antflynn84
What are additional security checks?
Posted Fri, 05 May 2023 13:41:46 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi Antflynn84,

These are checks that are performed on some repayments.
If further information is required you will be contacted by letter.

Thank you. 

Posted Tue, 23 May 2023 09:10:37 GMT by Nils Dawson
Mine has said bank repayment pending for 6 weeks iv spoken to the office and they just say it s going through security checks iv received no letters what would I do
Posted Wed, 31 May 2023 09:54:13 GMT by HMRC Admin 20
Hi Nils Dawson,

You should wait for a letter or contact us again after a few weeks.

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 31 May 2023 11:25:02 GMT by Aegordon Gordon
What are the real time delays for security checks? I’ve been waiting over 17 weeks and the call centre cannot give a timescale to manage my expectations or even chase up the security team. No letters sent to me requesting information, no progress, no resolution, and now no advice to phone in ‘x’ more weeks. Advice online and here says 6 -8 weeks not 17.

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