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Vat Information

If your country is listed below and you have a valid VAT number for your business, enter it at the checkout where prompted and your order will be zero-rated.

Please use the following formats when entering your VAT number. PLEASE NOTE any LETTERS are CASE SENSITIVE. You do not need to put your country code at the start of your number.

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COUNTRY
FORMAT CHARACTERS
Austria U12345678 9 characters the first character is always a ‘U’
Belgium 1234567890 10 characters - Prefix with zero ‘0’
if you have a 9 digit VAT number
Bulgaria
123456789
or 1234567890
 
9 or 10 characters
Croatia 12345678901 11 characters
Czech
Republic
12345678,
123456789
or 1234567890
8, 9 or 10 characters.
If more than 10 characters are
provided delete the first 3
Denmark 12345678 8 characters
Estonia 123456789 9 characters
Finland 12345678 8 characters
France
(Mainland)

12345678901,
X1234567890,
1X123456789
or XX123456789
 
11 characters May include alphabetical
characters (any except O or I) as first
or second or first and second characters.
Germany 123456789 9 characters
Greece 123456789 9 characters
Hungary 12345678 8 characters
Italy 12345678901 11 characters
Latvia 12345678901 11 characters
Lithuania
123456789
or 123456789012
 
9 or 12 characters
Luxembourg 12345678 8 characters
Netherlands
123456789B01
or 123456789B02
 
12 characters. The 10th
character is always B
Poland 1234567890 10 characters
Portugal 123456789 9 characters
   Republic of Ireland  

 1234567WA (companies) 
1234567FA (individuals)
 
8 or 9 characters Includes one or
two UPPER CASE alphabetical characters
(last, or second and last, or last 2)
Romania 1234567890 10 characters
Slovakia 1234567890 10 characters
Slovenia 12345678 8 characters
Spain
(Mainland)

X12345678,
12345678X
or X1234567X
 
9 characters includes 1 or 2
alphabetical characters
(first or last or first and last)
Sweden 123456789012 12 characters