Fuel Duty: payment of duty on aviation turbine fuel used for private pleasure-flying (HO105)

Use the online form service to tell HMRC you've bought aviation turbine fuel (AVTUR) and intend to use it for private pleasure-flying and pay the duty due.


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

Tell HMRC using the postal form (HO105)


Tell HMRC if you buy AVTUR and intend to use it for private pleasure-flying.

If you’ve used any of this fuel to fly and land outside of the UK, you can claim back the duty using this form. You should attach a completed form HO60 showing details of the flight.

You can’t reclaim any fuel used for UK-only private pleasure flights.

You can either:

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

If you use the online form, you’ll get a reference number that you can use to track the progress of your form.

Before you fill in this form call 0300 058 3946 to get your unique reference number. You’ll need to include this with your submission.

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

Before you start the postal form

If you’re using an older browser, eg Internet Explorer 8, you’ll need to update it or use a different browser. Find out more about browsers.

You’ll need to fill in the postal form fully before you can print it. You can’t save a partly completed form so gather all your information together before you start to fill it in.

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