VAT information
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A list of the EU contries and the format of their VAT id

  • VAT applies to EU residents only
  • If your are living outsite the European Union (USA for example) forget about it
  • We can waive VAT if you provide us with a valid VAT id
  • Ist Ihr Sitz in Deutschland, müssen wir die MwSt. berücksichtigen!
For more details please look at this site from the European Union.






Belgium BE Le numéro d’identification à la taxe sur la valeur ajoutée  No.TVA  9 chars (only digits)
  BTW - Identificatienummer BTW-Nr.
Denmark DK Momsregistreringsnummer SE-Nr. 8 chars (only digits)
Germany DE Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer USt-IdNr. 9 chars (only digits)
Estonia EE Käibemaksukohustuslase registreeri-misnumber


9 chars (only digits)
Finland FI Arvonlisâvero-nummer ALV-NRO 8 chars (only digits)
France FR Le numéro d’identification à la taxe sur la valeur ajoutée ? 11 chars (the first and/or the second char can be a letter)
Greece EL Arithmos Forologikou Mitroou FPA A.f .M. 9 digits (old 8 digit id numbers get a leading zero)
Ireland IE Value added tax identification number VAT No 8 chars (the second char may and the last must be a letter)
Italy IT Il numero di registrazione IVA P.IVA 11 digits
Latvia LV PVN registracijas numurs PVN-numurs 11 chars (only digits)
Lithuania LT Pridetines vertes mo-kescio moketojo kodas PVM moketojo kodas 9 chars (only digits) or 12 chars (only digits)
Luxembourg LU Le numéro d’identification à la taxe sur la valeur ajoutée - 8 chars (only digits)
Malta MT ? ? 8 chars (only digits)
Netherlands NL BTW-identificatienummer OB-Nummer 12 digits (the third last char must be the letter "B")
Austria AT Umsatzsteueridentifikationsnummer UID-Nr. 9 digits (the last char must be the letter "U")
Poland PL Numer identyfikacji podatko-wej NIP 10 chars (only digits)
Portugal PT O número de identificacao para efeitos do imposto sobre o valor acrescentado NIPC 9 chars (only digits)
Sweden SE Registrerungsnummer för mervärdesskatt (Momsnummer) MomsNr. 12 chars (only digits)
Slovakia SK Dan z pridanej hodnoty


10 chars (only digits)

Slovenia SI dav?na ?tevilka ?

8 chars (only digits)

Spain ES El número de identificación a efectos del Impuesto sobre el Valor Anadido N.I.F.

9 chars (the first and the last may be letter)

Czech Republic CZ danove identifikacni cislo DIC 8, 9 or 10 chars (digits only)
Hungary HU

közösségi adózám

? 8 chars (digits only)
United Kingdom GB Value added tax identification number VAT Reg.No. 9 or 12 chars (digits only)
Cyprus CY ? ? 9 chars (the last char must be the letter)

German VAT is 19 %.