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My fiance is living in England from Canada on a YMS Tier 5 visa, and we're trying to find him work. Does he need any other proof to work in the UK, as every job we look to apply for for him asks for a National Insurance number, which he doesn't have.

Also, how would he go about getting his drivers license, as he is not a permanent resident

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His Tier 5 YMS visa is proof enough.
He should apply for NI number by contacting Jobcentre Plus. He may be called in for an interview to check his documents and his eligibility for work.
He can drive on his Canadian licence for a year. He can exchange his Canadian licence for a UK one without having to take driving tests.
See https://www.gov.uk/exchange-foreign-driving-licence
 

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Normally he has to be in UK for 6 months before he can apply for provisional licence (for £50). He then takes lessons and when ready sits first theory and then practical driving test, and if he passes, he will get full licence. He should be able to do all this under his Tier 5.
 

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Normally he has to be in UK for 6 months before he can apply for provisional licence (for £50). He then takes lessons and when ready sits first theory and then practical driving test, and if he passes, he will get full licence. He should be able to do all this under his Tier 5.
So we just have to wait 6 months before he can apply for a provisional? Many thanks
 

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That's the usual rule, and though someone posting here managed to get one without waiting 6 months, that person is on a longer, settlement visa.
 
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