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Register for VAT if you make relevant acquisitions into Northern Ireland

Use form VAT1B to register for UK VAT if you make acquisitions of goods from EU states to bring into Northern Ireland and you've passed the acquisition threshold.

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Application for registration - acquisitions into Northern Ireland (VAT1B)

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Application for registration - acquisitions into Northern Ireland (VAT1B notes)

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You must also complete the VAT1 form using the notes to help, and post it with the VAT1B form.

Use form VAT1B to register for UK VAT if you make acquisitions of goods from EU member states and bring those goods into Northern Ireland.

Please send your completed application form to:

BT VAT
HM Revenue and Customs
BX9 1WR

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Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 1 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Welsh translation added.

  2. You must complete a VAT1 form and submit it with your VAT1B form when you're registering for VAT, if you're making relevant acquisitions into Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021.

  3. The address to send your completed application to has been updated

  4. Added translation