VAT Reclaims – United Kingdom

United Kingdom


VAT Name :
Value Added Tax (VAT)

VAT Number Format :
123 4567 89 (9 digits)


Claim Period : 1st of July to 30th of June
Quarterly and half year applications are permitted
Submission Deadline : 31st of December
Approximate Refund Time : Up to 6 months


Permitted Countries :

Claimable Items :

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


  1. Application Form
    Form VAT65A (Link)
  2. Invoice list
    Must be in GBP
  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.


For applications which cover twelve months i.e. the claim period declared on the application form, the claim amount cannot be less than £16.00. For applications which cover less than twelve months, the claim amount cannot be less than £130.00.


HM Revenue and Customs
Compliance Centres
VAT Overseas Repayment Unit S1250
Benton Park View
NE98 1YX