Essential Steps for VAT Registration

VAT registration is mandatory for businesses in UAE whose annual turnover exceeds AED 375000 and for those which have an annual turnover of AED 187500 it’s voluntary.

To register for VAT you have to follow the below steps:

  • You have to access the federal tax authority’s online portal
  • New users have to create an e-services account: create a user name and password
  • Verification mail will be sent to your registered e-mail, once verified sign-in to the account
  • Click “Register for VAT” to start the process
  • Provide the below details:
  • About the applicant
  • Details of the applicant
  • Contact details of the applicant
  • Bank details of the applicant
  • Business relationships of the applicant
  • Business activities of the applicant
  • Declaration

While registering, you should have the following documents:

  • Copy of trade license
  • Company’s Memorandum of Association
  • Company’s Articles of Association
  • Manager/authorized-signatory’s passport copy
  • Manager/authorized-signatory’s Emirates ID
  • Copy of Power of Attorney (if any)
  • Financial Statement/Audit Report/Sales Calculation Sheet
  • Certificate of Incorporation (wherever applicable)
  • Customs Authority Registration Certificate (if applicable)

If you have any doubt during this process call us on 00971-4-331-2332. 00971-4-331-2332