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HMRC internal manual

Imports

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Import entry procedures: Government Departments and Health Authorities

Government Departments (GDs)

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UK GDs are given 9 digit VAT registration numbers from a restricted segment of the registration sequence. All GD VAT numbers begin with the numbers ‘888 8*\** **’. This 9 digit number should be used on all invoices and import declarations.

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Health Authorities (HAs)

VAT matters for NHS and HAs are the responsibility of the NHS Compliance Team, which is part of Public Bodies Group. Each trust and HA is separately registered for VAT and allocated a 9 digit VAT registration number from a restricted segment of the registration sequence which begins with the numbers ‘654 *\* **’.

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