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Fuel Duty: claim for repayment of Excise Duty on mineral oil used on commercial vessels (HO50)

Use the online form service or postal form HO50 to reclaim Excise Duty on mineral (hydrocarbon) oil used on board a vessel or hovercraft on a marine voyage.

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Claim using the online form (sign in to or set up a Government Gateway account)

Claim using the postal form

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To claim repayment of Excise Duty on mineral oil (hydrocarbon) oil used on board a vessel or hovercraft on a marine voyage, you can either:

  • use the online form service (sign in to, or set up a Government Gateway account)
  • fill in the form on-screen, print and post it to HMRC

You cannot claim less than £250. We’ll defer your claim for a maximum of 3 years until it amounts to £250.

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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Excise Notice 263: marine voyages - Excise Duty relief for mineral (hydrocarbon) oil
Guidance on eligibility and how to reclaim Excise Duty on fuel used in vessels used to make ‘marine voyages’.

Rates and allowances: Excise Duty - Hydrocarbon oils
Guidance on the Excise Duty rates for oils.

Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 16 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. An online form service is now available.
  2. First published.