VAT: registration applications, exceptions and changes

Online

Use online services to apply for VAT registration or to change your VAT registration details

Applying for VAT registration - additional information reply form

Do not use this form for general enquiries, only use it to reply to a request for information about your application to register for VAT, a change of legal entity or transfer of going concern.

If your query relates to a change of legal entity or transfer of going concern application please make sure you’ve completed a new VAT application form and attached a VAT68 form.

Applying to cancel your VAT registration - additional information form

Do not use this form for general enquiries, only use it to reply to a request for information about your application to cancel your VAT registration.

Changing your VAT registration details - additional information reply form

Do not use this form for general enquiries. You must keep your VAT registration details up to date. You can change your details:

Webchat

Speak to an adviser online about:

  • VAT applications pending a VAT number
  • change of legal entity
  • transfer of going concern applications

Do not use this webchat to:

  • cancel your VAT number
  • make changes to your VAT registration details
  • ask general VAT enquiries

Email

Email HMRC

You can email HMRC to:

  • reply to a request for further information for VAT registration applications
  • change of legal entity
  • transfer of going concern applications

Do not use this email address to:

  • ask about general VAT enquires
  • send bank details

Post

Registration applications and change of details

Write to HMRC about your registration application or to change your VAT registration details. Write:

  • ‘VAT Registration Applications’ on the envelope if you’re writing about your application

  • ‘VAT Registration Service’ on the envelope if you’re writing to change your registration details

HM Revenue and Customs
Crown House
Birch Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 4JX
United Kingdom

Ask for an exception if you have temporarily gone over the VAT threshold

Write to HMRC if you have temporarily gone over the registration threshold and want to ask for an exception so you do not have to register for VAT.

HM Revenue and Customs - VAT Registration Service
Imperial House
77 Victoria Street
Grimsby
DN31 1DB
United Kingdom

Comments or feedback on VAT registration notices

Write to HMRC if you have any comments or suggestions about VAT registration notices.

HM Revenue and Customs - Indirect Tax Process Team
VAT Registration and Accounting Policy (VRAP)
1st Floor Regian House
Liverpool
L75 1AD
United Kingdom