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VAT registration abroad

We help you expand into more foreign markets. We take care of the VAT registration formalities in EU countries and the UK. We keep your involvement to a minimum so that you can focus on defining your sales strategy in the new market.

What solution will be suited to your business?

Depending on your business expansion strategy, you may need to register for VAT abroad or for VAT OSS (VAT One Stop Shop).

VAT registration step by step

Find out how we carry out the VAT and VAT OSS registration process for your convenience.

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Filing a VAT registration form

Based on your registration needs, we tell you what the registration process will look like in each country.

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Compiling documentation

We will provide you with a list of the necessary documents, prepare the relevant applications for you and have them translated. We will submit the complete set of documents to the competent authority. You will be informed about the progress of the entire process.

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You are developing your e-commerce business in foreign markets

Once the registration process is complete, we will notify you. You will receive a tax certificate to store and sell products in the given country.

How do you benefit from working with Taxology?

As a team of experienced experts, we ensure a smooth and secure VAT and VAT OSS registration process.

Secure VAT registration process

We take charge of your company’s secure VAT registration process to make it possible for you to focus on scaling your sales

Quick entry into foreign markets

We will make sure that all the formalities are completed as quickly as possible with efficient procedures based on our experience in VAT registrations so that you can start selling in no time

Registration in multiple countries

We will help you register your company for VAT in up to 15 countries in Europe as quickly as possible. Below you will find a full map of the countries we currently support

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Our expertise, support and proprietary Taxology application are used by many companies. Here are some of them.

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Find out what our customers think

First, we registered for VAT in Germany, then we registered it in the PAN-UE model for our e-commerce, and it all went very smoothly. We’ve been doing VAT settlement with taxology since 2018, and it’s going very well.

Michał Janik PMO | Krosno

Thanks to cooperation with taxology, we can be sure that our VAT for Amazon purposes is settled correctly in the European Union. Taxology carried out VAT registrations and ongoing VAT settlements very professionally. Therefore, Taxology is an excellent choice for all Amazon sellers.

Lech Nitecki Owner | Ogrodosfera

We have been working with Taxology for a short time but are fully satisfied - help in VAT OSS settlements and high-level consulting. In case of any problems, we can always ask for help.Previously, we have cooperated with another tax agency. Currently, we are in the process of transferring all our VAT settlements to Taxology.

Dawid Gawin Owner | Musclepower

Our cooperation with Taxology has been going on for several years, and we can count on professional service on many levels.They constantly adjust the warehouse management to our needs, for which we are incredibly grateful.

Agnieszka Świestowska Board member | Atlanti

We use the VAT compliance package. However, the most important thing for us was to automate the processes of VAT settlements, integrate with Amazon and create transparent reports for accounting.Taxology met our expectations in these matters; we are also satisfied with Pan-EU countries' registration and VAT settlements.

Paweł Bogaczewicz CEO | BOGATECO

We moved our settlements to Taxology due to dissatisfaction with the services of another agency. However, our cooperation has been going on for over two years, and we can thoroughly recommend Taxology services to all companies that need help with registration and VAT settlements in Europe.

Rafał Milczarczyk Managing Director | M&Z

We have been cooperating with Taxology since the beginning of 2020. It is a partner who listens to us and, at the same time, advises us with concern for our company. Furthermore, we value the knowledge and experience of Taxology experts who fully support us in VAT settlements in many European countries. Thanks to them, we no longer have to deal with VAT settlements and their deadlines or communication with tax offices. Therefore, we are sure that the issues of VAT settlements are in good hands.

Karolina Bloch Manager of the Analysis and Controlling Department | SOXO

Do you need to register abroad?

See the list of EU and non-EU countries where we handle VAT registration processes

Spain

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The registration process is considerably longer than in most European countries, usually taking between 6 and 12 months.

E-commerce market size:

Spain is the 10th largest e-commerce market in the world, with sales of slightly over EUR 37 billion in 2021.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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France

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in France may take from 1 up to 3 months.

E-commerce market size:

France is the 7th largest e-commerce market in the world. Total sales in 2021 exceeded EUR 80 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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United kingdom

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

Since Brexit, the UK has not been covered by the EU VAT OSS procedure. As a result of this change, virtually anyone wishing to sell products in the UK must register for VAT in the UK. Read more about this in our article on VAT registration and settlement rules in the UK after Brexit.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Great Britain takes about 30 days.

E-commerce market size:

The UK is the 3rd largest e-commerce market in the world, accounting for almost 5% of all online trade. Sales in 2021 exceeded EUR 169 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Ireland

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Ireland takes about 4 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in Ireland in 2021 reached EUR 4.3 billion (44th in the world).

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Sweden

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Switzerland usually takes from 4 to 6 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

Sweden is the 19th largest e-commerce market in the world, with annual sales of 19 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Poland

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Poland usually takes up to 2 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

In Poland, total online sales in 2021 were just under EUR 24 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Netherlands

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in the Netherlands usually does not take more than 2 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

The Netherlands is one of the largest e-commerce markets in Europe. Sales in 2021 exceeded EUR 30 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Belgium

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Belgium can take up to 2 months.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in 2021 reached EUR 11.7 billion in Belgium.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Germany

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The process of registering for VAT in Germany takes about 30 days, but the final time depends on the number of applications processed by the authority with jurisdiction over the taxpayer.

E-commerce market size:

Germany is the sixth largest e-commerce market in the world. Sales in 2021 amounted to more than EUR 101.5 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Italy

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Italy takes about 2–3 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

With total sales of EUR 26 billion in 2021, Italy is the 14th largest e-commerce market in the world.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Czech Republic

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in the Czech Republic may take about 3 to 6 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in the Czech Republic in 2021 exceeded EUR 9 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Slovakia

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Slovenia takes about 3–4 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in Slovakia in 2021 reached EUR 1 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Austria

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Austria takes from 4 to 6 weeks on average.

E-commerce market size:

Austria is the 23rd largest e-commerce market in the world. Total sales in 2021 reached EUR 9 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Slovenia

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Slovenia takes about 15 days.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in Slovenia in 2021 reached EUR 641 million.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Romania

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Romania takes about 4 weeks.

E-commerce market size:

Total online sales in Romania in 2021 reached EUR 3 billion (49th in the world).

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Croatia

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

You are required to register for VAT in EU countries whenever you want to store and dispatch products from the territory of the given country. If you do not store goods abroad and your total sales between different EU countries as part of intra-community remote supply of goods exceed EUR 10,000, you can choose between two options: registration for VAT in the countries of supply of the goods or registration for VAT OSS, which is a simplified procedure for VAT settlements within the entire European Union.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Croatia takes about 30 days.

E-commerce market size:

In Croatia, total online sales in 2021 reached EUR 960 million.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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Wielka Brytania

When is it necessary to register for VAT?

Since Brexit, the UK has not been covered by the EU VAT OSS procedure. As a result of this change, virtually anyone wishing to sell products in the UK must register for VAT in the UK. Read more about this in our article on VAT registration and settlement rules in the UK after Brexit.

How long does it take to register for VAT?

The VAT registration process in Great Britain takes about 30 days.

E-commerce market size:

The UK is the 3rd largest e-commerce market in the world, accounting for almost 5% of all online trade. Sales in 2021 exceeded EUR 169 billion.

We are constantly expanding the range of our services. If you need to register your company for VAT in a country we do not support, please write to us.

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FAQ

Frequently asked questions about VAT registrations

How long does the VAT registration process take?

The registration process depends on the country, the current number of applications submitted to the authority and restrictions within the country, if any. In most cases, the registration process takes up to 8 weeks from the time the documentation is completed and sent to the tax office.

When to register for VAT abroad?

At the moment, online sellers should register for VAT abroad in two situations: 1. when storing goods in another country; 2. when exceeding the overseas sales limit. You can read more about the sales rules applicable starting from July 2021 here.

I want to sell on Amazon. Should I register for VAT abroad, and when?

First of all, it depends on the model under which you want to sell on Amazon. Make an appointment for a consultation or find out more about selling models on Amazon.

Is an identity card necessary for the VAT registration process?

For procedural reasons, a copy of the ID card of the person authorised to represent the company is required.

What documents should I prepare for VAT registration?

This depends on the country in which you wish to register for VAT. Order your VAT registration from Taxology, and our team will answer your questions and guide you smoothly through the registration process.