Apply for VAT group registration or amend your details

Use form VAT50-51 to apply to register or amend an existing VAT group.


Apply for VAT group registration or amend your details

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Use this form to:

  • apply to register:
    • 2 or more companies
    • other corporate bodies as one entity with one VAT registration number
  • add or remove companies to or from an existing VAT group
  • request to disband an existing VAT group

You need to upload the VAT50/51 to your online VAT registration.

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Get more information on how to make changes to an existing VAT group.

Find out about group and divisional registration and which forms you need to use to apply.

Apply to change the representative member of a VAT group using form VAT56.

Authorise an agent to form or amend a VAT group using form VAT53.

Updates to this page

Published 13 September 2021
Last updated 1 June 2022 + show all updates
  1. The 'who controls the group' section of form VAT50/51 has been updated.

  2. A Welsh version of the guide has been added.

  3. First published.

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