Application for an Inheritance Tax reference
IHT422 HMRC 06/17
When to use this form
Fill in this form if there’s any Inheritance Tax to pay and
you’re applying for a reference.
You’ll need to apply for the reference number at least
3 weeks before you make a payment.
You must fill in all the details we ask for or we may not
be able to allocate a reference.
We’ll send the reference and payslip (if required) to you
by post, so make sure you fill in all your details.
If you need help
For more information, go to www.gov.uk/inheritance-tax
or you can phone the Inheritance Tax Helpline on
0300 123 1072.
If you’re calling from outside of the UK phone
+44 300 123 1072.
Where to send this form
Please send the completed form to:
HM Revenue and Customs
Tell us who has died
Surname use capital letters
Any other names the deceased was known by
Date of birth DD MM YYYY
National Insurance number
Date of death DD MM YYYY
Country in which you’ll be applying for
probate or confirmation Enter ‘X’ in one box
England or Wales
Grant not required
Tell us who to contact
Surname or company name use capital letters
First names if applicable
Address – the reference and payslip (if applicable)
will be sent to this address
Your reference if any
Your phone number – in case we need to contact you