Change your VAT registration details

Find out how to make changes to your VAT registration details using your VAT online account or using form VAT484.

Changing your details

You can now use your VAT online account to change these details:

  • business contact details
  • bank details
  • return dates
  • business name

To do this:

  1. Log into your business tax account.

  2. Select ‘Your VAT account’ then ‘Manage your VAT’.

  3. Then select ‘Your business details’ and you will see an option to edit each field.

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You can read further information on changing your VAT registration details.

If you take over someone else’s VAT responsibilities

You must use the form VAT484 to tell HMRC within 21 days if you take over the VAT responsibilities of someone who has died or is ill and unable to manage their own affairs.

You must include the details of the date of death or the date the illness started.

If you’re unable to change your details online

If you’re unable to change your details online, you can use form VAT484 to do so.

Postal responses will take longer to process than changing your details online.

You need to:

  1. Download and save the Changes to VAT registration details (VAT484) (PDF, 215 KB, 2 pages) form on your computer.

  2. Print and complete the form.

  3. Send the form to the HMRC address on the form.

This file may not be suitable if you use assistive technology — such as a screen reader.

If you need a more accessible format email and tell us what format you need. It will help if you tell us what assistive technology you use.

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Published 2 March 2023
Last updated 21 June 2023 + show all updates
  1. The page has been updated to explain how to use your VAT online account to make changes to your VAT registration.

  2. Welsh translation added.

  3. First published.