VAT Reclaims – Finland



VAT Name :
Arvonlisavero (ALV)

VAT Number Format :
12345678 (8 characters)


Claim Period : 1st of January to 31st December
Quarterly applications are permitted
Submission Deadline : 30th of June
Approximate Refund Time : Up to 4 months


Permitted Countries :

Claimable Items :

  • Fuel
  • Vehicle Hire
  • Vehicle Costs
  • Road User Charges
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Subsistence
  • Admission Charges
  • Other Costs (such as Hospitality, Publicity, Office expenses, Fairs, Training, Goods purchased for resale)


  1. Application Form :
    Form 9550 (Link)
    To fill in Box 7.6 of the Application Form you will need specific codes describing nature of goods and services. These can be found in the following: (Link)
  2. Invoice list :
    Must be in Euros
  3. Original invoices :
    Copies and interim invoices not accepted
  4. Certificate of Taxable Status :
    The certificate must be original and issued within a year before the submission deadline. It must contain the name, address and official stamp of the authorising body, the name and trading/tax address of the claimant, the nature of the claimant’s business and the business/ tax number of the claimant.
  5. Signature :
    Director, president or authorized person


For applications which cover twelve months i.e. the claim period declared on the application form, the claim amount cannot be less than EUR 50.00. For applications which cover less than twelve months, the claim amount cannot be less than EUR 400.00.


Finnish Tax Administration
PO Box 560
FI-00052 VERO