Definition of insurance stamp in English:

insurance stamp


  • A stamp which certifies that a weekly payment has been made towards National Insurance.

    ‘he had to pay sixpence a week for his insurance stamp’
    • ‘To have that sort of pain and to have paid national insurance stamps and then not be able to get a dentist and have to suffer like that is pretty disgusting really.’
    • ‘However, a significant number of those who emigrated in the 50s and 60s obtained enough insurance stamps to qualify.’
    • ‘Out of this his employer stopped 4d for his insurance stamp.’
    • ‘The basic pension is £75.50 a week but, like most women, I don't get the full amount because I didn't get enough national insurance stamps.’