VAT Registration Deadline | VAT Registration UAE

VAT registration Deadlines in UAE


Based on the turnover of the businesses, the VAT registration deadline have been announced by the FTA. The following are the UAE VAT registration deadline:

UAE VAT registration Deadline

Mandatory Registration
Registration Type Type of Business (Turnover in million) VAT Registration Due Date
Mandatory Registration (Exceeding AED 375,000) Businesses with a turnover exceeding AED 150M 31st October,2017
Businesses with a turnover exceeding AED 10M 30th November,2017
All other businesses 4th December,2017
Voluntary Registration Business with turnover exceeding AED 187,500 Apply for registration only when VAT laws are in force which means from 1st January, 2018 onwards

The larger companies with a turnover above AED 150 million are invited to register first in the FTA portal. The last date of VAT registration for larger companies is already completed on 31st October, 2017, the next phase is for those businesses whose turnover is above 10 million to 150 million should apply for VAT registration by 30th November, 2017. All other businesses whose turnover is above the mandatory threshold of AED 375,000 up to 10 million, should apply for VAT registration by 4th December, 2017.

With the VAT registration deadlines around the corner, it is crucial for businesses to prepare for VAT registration. The following are the few important points which businesses may have to consider for VAT registration:

  • 1. Understand the supplies to be considered for calculating VAT registration Threshold .
  • 2. Determine your turnover and check your VAT registration eligibility. If your turnover exceeds the mandatory threshold of AED 375,000, it is compulsory for you to apply for VAT registration in UAE.
  • 3. Check your turnover profile and accordingly determine the VAT registration due date applicable for your businesses.
  • 4. If you are eligible for voluntary registration - turnover above AED 187,500, you need to apply for registration only when VAT laws are in force which means from 1st January, 2018 onwards.
  • 5. If you are a non-resident engaged in supply of goods and services in UAE and there is no other person on your behalf, who can account for the VAT due in the UAE, then you are required to apply for VAT registration only when VAT law is in force.
  • 6. The businesses who are making only zero-rated supplies are allowed to seek exemptions from mandatory VAT registration. Thus, they are required to complete the registration application and select the relevant option to seek exemptions from VAT.
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