If you are a British, Irish, Commonwealth or European Union citizen and receive a pension or other financial benefits from another country, we can provide a signature and stamp on your proof of life certificate to confirm you are alive and you are resident in the UK.

This service costs £25 and you will need to pay by card (we will not accept cash or cheque payment for this service).

Do I need to book an appointment?

No appointment is necessary but you will need to attend in person, our office is located at:

Rother District Council 
Town Hall
London Road
TN39 3JX

Our opening times are:

Monday: 9am to 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday: 10am to 4.30pm
Thursday: 9am to 4.30pm
Friday: 9am to 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

What you need to bring

In addition to your proof of life certificate we will need to see photo ID and proof of your address.

For proof of ID, please bring one of the following:

  • Valid Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Bus Pass
  • Other photo ID

For proof of your address please bring one of the following:

  • Council Tax bill – no more than one year old
  • Bank or Building society statement or passbook – no more than 3 months old
  • Utility bill – no more than 3 months old
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