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 include the VAT50/51 with your online VAT registration or VAT1 form if you are registering by post.

Before you start

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You’ll need to fill in the form fully before you can print it. You cannot save a partly completed form so we suggest you gather all your information together before you begin to fill it in.

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

Read Group and divisional registration (VAT Notice 700/2) to 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.

Use form VAT53 to authorise an agent to form or amend a VAT group.

Published 13 September 2021
Last updated 17 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. A Welsh version of the guide has been added.

  2. First published.