Apply for approval under the Industrial Relief Scheme

Apply for relief from excise duty on mineral (hydrocarbon) oil.


Apply online (sign in using Government Gateway)

Apply by post


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To apply for relief using the online service, you need a Government Gateway user ID and password. If you do not have a user ID, you can create one when you apply.

You can also apply to get relief using the postal form (HO27). If you use this postal form, you may also need to fill in form H027B to register for the Industrial Reliefs Scheme.

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

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Excise Notice 184a: mineral oil put to certain use - Excise Duty Relief
Guidance on getting relief from Excise Duty on oil put to certain uses. This is known as the Industrial Relief Scheme or the Tied Oils Scheme.

Fuel Duty: application to register for Industrial Reliefs Scheme (HO27B)
Use form HO27B alongside HO27 as part of your application to join the industrial relief scheme.

Published 8 October 2014
Last updated 16 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. An online form service is now available.

  2. First published.