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Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2022 13:07:57 GMT by Vanesella
On 24th January I have send by post the CWF1 registering for Self Employment form, I have confirmation that was delivered on 25th early in the morning, passed already almost one month and still I did not receive my UTR number and in the website said that take about 10 days to arrive. Any number where I can ring for ask about it? TIA
Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2022 15:34:02 GMT by HMRC Admin 17

Hi,
 
10 working days is our normal timescale, however its currently longer than that.

If received on 25/01/2022 you can expect a reply by 01/03/2022.

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2022 18:04:08 GMT by Vanesella
Yeah, I can see is a bit longer...such us 30 days longer at least. May be helpful to update the timescale to something more near the reality, or advise about the delays and people can look for another work opportunity to feed their family . Anyway, thanks for your answer.
Posted Mon, 21 Feb 2022 11:58:09 GMT by acepace
Hey Vanesella, Just to give you a more accurate idea of when to expect it, it took 4 months for me to receive my UTR. I sent it September 2021 and received it January 2022 around the same time in the month. I called them after a month to ask about it and was told they have delays and a more realistic timeframe was 8 weeks, but it turned out to be 4 months.

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