Obtaining a VAT number

Registration with the UAE tax authorities. Obligatory if turnover exceeds AED 375,000 (approx. USD 102,000)
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Process and time
Who needs to register with the tax office?
Mandatory: if the turnover of taxable supplies and imports exceeds AED 375,000 (approx. USD 102,000) in 12 months.

Voluntary: if the turnover of taxable supplies, imports or taxable expenses exceeds 185,000 AED (about 50,000 USD) during the previous 12 months.
How does the registration process work?
The company manager will be required to:
  • Passport
  • Emirates ID
  • Visa
The registration requires not only reaching a certain limit, but also gathering a package of documents.
The company will be required:
  • License to operate
  • Bank account details
  • Memorandum of Association\Power of Attorney documents
  • Turnover Declaration Letter
  • Other documents evidencing the activity
Time frame for obtaining a VAT certificate
Once an application has been submitted, a reply from the tax authority should arrive within 20 business days. However, the registration procedure itself may take longer if the tax authority requests information or documents. Extension of time is individual and depends on the company’s specific activity.
How can we assist?
We will accompany the process of obtaining a VAT number on a turnkey basis, including:
We will request the necessary documents from the legal entity and the manager of the company.

We will set up an online account with the tax inspectorate.

We will prepare and submit an application.

We will contact the tax authorities, we will ask them for additional documents and information.

Once we receive a positive decision we will submit registration certificate to the tax authority.
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We will notify you promptly when the task is completed and hand over the necessary documents.
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