Maintaining the IPT register: registration: notification of registration numbers to traders
The CCU (see IPT01200) advise insurers, or taxable intermediaries directly of their IPT registration numbers, by issuing their IPT registration certificate with a covering letter. IPT registration numbers are five digits, e.g. 44578. Overseas insurers, who have appointed an EU-based agent to deal with their IPT affairs, will have to advise them accordingly.
The CCU sends the original IPT 1, a copy of the registration certificate and any other papers, in a labelled insurer’s folder to the relevant local office.