VAT Reclaims – Netherlands



VAT Name :
Omzetbelasting (BTW, btw, OB, ob)

VAT Number Format :
123456789B01 (12 characters. The tenth character is always B)


Claim Period : 1st of January to 31st December
Quarterly applications are permitted
Submission Deadline : 30th of June
Approximate Refund Time : Up to 6 months if Authority does not require additional information.


Permitted Countries :

Claimable Items :

  • Fuel
  • Vehicle Hire
  • Vehicle Costs
  • Road User Charges
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Subsistence
  • Admission Charges


  1. Application Form :
    Form OB 068 (Link)
  2. Registration Number :
    If this is the first application, must apply for a registration number (Link)
  3. Invoice list :
    Must be in Euros
  4. Original invoices :
    Copies and interim invoices not accepted
  5. 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.
  6. 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.


Belastingdienst Buitenland
Afdeling omzetbelasting
Postbus 2865
6401 DJ Heerlen