Guidance

VAT online: service availability and issues

Check the availability and any issues affecting the VAT online service.

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Latest updates on the availability and any issues affecting the VAT online service.

Published 24 August 2015
Last updated 8 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Service issue for Thursday 8 November 2018 from 6pm to 11pm has been added.
  2. Planned downtime for 3 and 4 November will now take place on 17 and 18 November.
  3. Planned downtime for Saturday 3 November 2018 and Sunday 4 November 2018 added.
  4. Planned downtime on 10 December 2017 added.
  5. Planned downtime for 6 August 2017 has been added to the VAT online: service availability and issues page.
  6. Agents unable to log in to their online account issue updated to show the problem has now been resolved.
  7. The 'Agents unable to log in to their online account' message has been updated.
  8. Service issue message has been added to the page.
  9. Further information about signing into HMRC services has been added to this page.
  10. Added message Important guidance on signing into the new Government Gateway Login page to the Service Issues section.
  11. The service issues section has been updated with information about signing into HM Revenue and Customs services with a ‘long’ password.
  12. Service issues section has been updated.
  13. Service issues section has been updated.
  14. Planned downtime has been added to this page.
  15. Latest updates on creating a new Government Gateway account.
  16. First published.