Builder registration


Apply for NHBC registration

Whether you are a Builder or a Developer we welcome your application for registration with NHBC.

How to apply

To apply for NHBC registration and to tell us about the site you need warranty cover for, you need to complete and send back the following:

  • NHBC registration application form
  • Site Notification and Initial Notice form (SNIN) and
  • Registration application fee – see how much it costs

Obtaining your application pack

The quickest way is to download your application documents, complete them electronically, then print and send.

Or, we can send you an application pack in the post for you to manually complete and return. Call us on 0344 633 1000 and ask for 'Customer Services' to request your pack.

When to apply

Please submit your registration application and SNIN form as far in advance of starting work on site as possible but at the latest:

Site type Weeks before start date
Standard, non-hazardous sites 4 weeks
Hazardous or non-traditional sites 8 weeks

How to pay

Your registration application fee should be sent by cheque made payable to NHBC. We will then invoice you for your annual renewal fee in March each year.

Annual renewal fee - Pay by Direct Debit and save 10% each year

Where do I send my cheque and application documents to?

Please send your completed application form, application fee, SNIN form to:

NHBC, NHBC House, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Bucks MK5 8FP

What happens next?

We will acknowledge receipt and send you the NHBC Technical Standards both in print and on a CD and will notify you who your Building Inspector is, if applicable. Read more about the application process.


Contact us

Call 0344 633 1000
Ask for ‘Customer Services
or email us

Request a pack

If you would like to receive an application pack by post

Call 0344 633 1000
Ask for ‘Customer Services

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