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VAT Information

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Non-EU Countries

Iceland Guernsey Norway
Gilbraltar Jersey Switzerland

All orders to non-EU countries we ship to should not pay VAT (regardless of currency). Your order will be zero-rated at checkout. However, you may be due to pay VAT in your own country.


EU Countries

Austria Greece Poland
Belgium Hungary Portugal
Bulgaria Ireland (23%) Romania
Czech Rep. Italy Slovakia
Denmark Latvia Slovenia
Estonia Lithuania Spain
Finland (24%) Luxembourg Sweden (25%)
France Malta
Germany Netherlands

UK customers pay VAT at 20%.

If your country is listed above and you have and provide a valid VAT number for your business by creating an account, your order will be zero-rated from Toolstop. Otherwise, you will need to pay the VAT at 20% unless otherwise stated above.

Please use the following formats when entering your VAT number (PLEASE NOTE any LETTERS are CASE SENSITIVE). You MUST put your country code at the start of your number. 

Austria

Country Code

AT

Format

U12345678

Characters

9 characters – The first character is always a ‘U’

VAT in local languages

USt


Belgium

Country Code

BE

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters – Prefix with '0' if you have a 9 digit VAT number

VAT in local languages

BTW, TVA, NWSt


Bulgaria

Country Code

BG

Format

123456789 or 1234567890

Characters

9 or 10 characters

VAT in local languages

ДДС


Czech Republic

Country Code

CZ

Format

12345678, 123456789 or 1234567890

Characters

8, 9 or 10 characters – If more than 10 characters are provided then delete the first 3 as these are a tax code

VAT in local languages

DPH


Denmark

*Excluding the Faroe Islands and Greenland

Country Code

DK

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

moms


Estonia

Country Code

EE

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

km


Finland

*Excluding the Åland Islands

Country Code

FI

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

ALV, moms


France

*Including Monaco but excluding Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, St. Pierre, Miquelon and French Guiana

Country Code

FR

Format

12345678901, X1234567890, 1X123456789 or XX123456789

Characters

11 characters – may include alphabetical characters (any except O or I) as first or second or first and second characters

VAT in local languages

TVA


Germany

*Excluding Büsingen and the Isle of Heligoland

Country Code

DE

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

MwSt., Ust.


Greece

Country Code

EL

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

ΦΠΑ


Hungary

Country Code

HU

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

ÁFA


Ireland

Country Code

IE

Format

1234567WA (companies) 1234567FA (individuals)

Characters

8 or 9 characters - Includes one or two uppercase alphabetical characters (last, or second last, or last 2)

VAT in local languages

CBL, VAT


Italy

*Excluding the communes of Livigno and Campione d’Italia and the Italian waters of Lake Lugano

Country Code

IT

Format

12345678901

Characters

11 characters

VAT in local languages

IVA


Latvia

Country Code

LV

Format

12345678901

Characters

11 characters

VAT in local languages

PVN


Lithuania

Country Code

LT

Format

123456789 or 123456789012

Characters

9 or 12 characters

VAT in local languages

PVM


Luxembourg

Country Code

LU

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

PVM


Malta

Country Code

MT

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

VAT


Netherlands

Country Code

NL

Format

123456789B01 or 123456789B02

Characters

12 characters – The 10th character is always B

VAT in local languages

BTW


Poland

Country Code

PL

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters

VAT in local languages

PTU, VAT


Portugal

*Including the Azores and Madeira

Country Code

PT

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

IVA


Romania

Country Code

RO

Format

12, 123, 1234, 12345, 123456, 1234567, 12345678, 123456789, 1234567890

Characters

From 2 to 10 characters

VAT in local languages

TVA


Slovakia

Country Code

SK

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters

VAT in local languages

DPH


Slovenia

Country Code

SI

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

DDV


Spain

*Including the Balearic Islands but excluding Ceuta, Melilla and the Canary Islands

Country Code

ES

Format

X12345678, 12345678X or X1234567X

Characters

9 characters – Includes 1 or 2 alphabetical characters (first or last or first and last)

VAT in local languages

IVA


Sweden

Country Code

SE

Format

123456789012

Characters

12 characters

VAT in local languages

moms


Confused about VAT?
We're here to help!



Non-EU Countries

Iceland Guernsey Norway
Gilbraltar Jersey Switzerland

All orders to non-EU countries we ship to should not pay VAT (regardless of currency). Your order will be zero-rated at checkout. However, you may be due to pay VAT in your own country.


EU Countries

Austria Greece Poland
Belgium Hungary Portugal
Bulgaria Ireland (23%) Romania
Czech Rep. Italy Slovakia
Denmark Latvia Slovenia
Estonia Lithuania Spain
Finland (24%) Luxembourg Sweden (25%)
France Malta
Germany Netherlands

UK customers pay VAT at 20%.

If your country is listed above and you have and provide a valid VAT number for your business by creating an account, your order will be zero-rated from Toolstop. Otherwise, you will need to pay the VAT at 20% unless otherwise stated above.

Please use the following formats when entering your VAT number (PLEASE NOTE any LETTERS are CASE SENSITIVE). You do not need to put your country code at the start of your number.

Austria

Country Code

AT

Format

U12345678

Characters

9 characters – The first character is always a ‘U’

VAT in local languages

USt


Belgium

Country Code

BE

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters – Prefix with '0' if you have a 9 digit VAT number

VAT in local languages

BTW, TVA, NWSt


Bulgaria

Country Code

BG

Format

123456789 or 1234567890

Characters

9 or 10 characters

VAT in local languages

ДДС


Czech Republic

Country Code

CZ

Format

12345678, 123456789 or 1234567890

Characters

8, 9 or 10 characters – If more than 10 characters are provided then delete the first 3 as these are a tax code

VAT in local languages

DPH


Denmark

*Excluding the Faroe Islands and Greenland

Country Code

DK

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

moms


Estonia

Country Code

EE

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

km


Finland

*Excluding the Åland Islands

Country Code

FI

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

ALV, moms


France

*Including Monaco but excluding Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, St. Pierre, Miquelon and French Guiana

Country Code

FR

Format

12345678901, X1234567890, 1X123456789 or XX123456789

Characters

11 characters – may include alphabetical characters (any except O or I) as first or second or first and second characters

VAT in local languages

TVA


Germany

*Excluding Büsingen and the Isle of Heligoland

Country Code

DE

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

MwSt., Ust.


Greece

Country Code

EL

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

ΦΠΑ


Hungary

Country Code

HU

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

ÁFA


Ireland

Country Code

IE

Format

1234567WA (companies) 1234567FA (individuals)

Characters

8 or 9 characters - Includes one or two uppercase alphabetical characters (last, or second last, or last 2)

VAT in local languages

CBL, VAT


Italy

*Excluding the communes of Livigno and Campione d’Italia and the Italian waters of Lake Lugano

Country Code

IT

Format

12345678901

Characters

11 characters

VAT in local languages

IVA


Latvia

Country Code

LV

Format

12345678901

Characters

11 characters

VAT in local languages

PVN


Lithuania

Country Code

LT

Format

123456789 or 123456789012

Characters

9 or 12 characters

VAT in local languages

PVM


Luxembourg

Country Code

LU

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

PVM


Malta

Country Code

MT

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

VAT


Netherlands

Country Code

NL

Format

123456789B01 or 123456789B02

Characters

12 characters – The 10th character is always B

VAT in local languages

BTW


Poland

Country Code

PL

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters

VAT in local languages

PTU, VAT


Portugal

*Including the Azores and Madeira

Country Code

PT

Format

123456789

Characters

9 characters

VAT in local languages

IVA


Romania

Country Code

RO

Format

12, 123, 1234, 12345, 123456, 1234567, 12345678, 123456789, 1234567890

Characters

From 2 to 10 characters

VAT in local languages

TVA


Slovakia

Country Code

SK

Format

1234567890

Characters

10 characters

VAT in local languages

DPH


Slovenia

Country Code

SI

Format

12345678

Characters

8 characters

VAT in local languages

DDV


Spain

*Including the Balearic Islands but excluding Ceuta, Melilla and the Canary Islands

Country Code

ES

Format

X12345678, 12345678X or X1234567X

Characters

9 characters – Includes 1 or 2 alphabetical characters (first or last or first and last)

VAT in local languages

IVA


Sweden

Country Code

SE

Format

123456789012

Characters

12 characters

VAT in local languages

moms