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Coficom Trust – EU VAT Number Format

EU Country
Abbreviation
VAT Number Format
National Prefix
Example
Notes
Austria
MWST
One letter and eight digits
AT
AT U12345678
The first character is always ‘U’
Belgium
BYW
Nine digits
BE
BE 123456789
Denmark
MOMS
Eight digits
DK
DK 12345678
Finland
ALV
Eight digits
FI
FI 12345678
France
TVA
Eleven digitsor
Ten digits and one letter
or
Nine digits and two letters
FR
FR 12345678901or
FR X2345678901
or
FR 1X345678901
or
FR XX345678901
May include 1 or 2 letters :-Either FIRST, SECOND or FIRST & SECOND.
All letters except O and I are valid.
Germany
MWST
Nine digits
DE
DE 123456789
Must be the 9 digit ‘Umsatzsteur Identifikationnummer’ (Ust ID Nr.)
Greece
ΦΠΑ
Nine digits
EL
EL 012345678
Prefix any 8 digit number with zero
Ireland
VAT
Seven digits and one letteror
Six digits and two letters
IE
IE 1234567Xor
IE 1X34567X
Includes 1 or 2 letters :-Either LAST or SECOND & LAST
Italy
IVA
Eleven digits
IT
IT 12345678901
Luxembourg
TVA
Eight digits
LU
LU 12345678
Netherlands
BTW
Eleven digits and one letter
NL
NL 123456789B01
Tenth character is always ‘B’The 3 digit suffix is always B01 to B99.
Portugal
IVA
Nine digits
PT
PT 123456789
Spain
IVA
Eight digits and one letteror
Seven digits and two letters
ES
ES X12345678or
ES 12345678X
or
ES X1234567X
Includes 1 or 2 letters :-Either FIRST, LAST or FIRST & LAST.
Sweden
MOMS
Twelve digits
SE
SE 123456789001
The last 2 characters must be ’01’.
UK
VAT
Nine digitsor
Twelve digits
GB
GB 123456789or
GB 123456789001
Twelve digits if the number represents a sub-company within a group