How long does VAT registration with Formations Factory take?


Hi, I set up my limited by shares company with you earlier today and I added VAT Registration service to my order. I filled in the VAT Registration questionnaire and sent it back to you. How long will it take to register my company for VAT?

Thank you very much.




Thank you for the completed VAT Registration information sheet.

VAT registration normally takes around 2 - 4 weeks.

With regard to VAT, there will be an e-mail from HMRC in a few days stating that the application is in progress and this will be followed by a further e-mail when the registration is complete. These e-mails will come to the e-mail address supplied on the information sheet but you will not be able to access them unless you register for online filing for the company. The registration process we undertake does not create an online account for customers so I would advise that you set up online registration for the company in the near future. Please let us know when you receive VAT e-mails and I will check the information for you as your online registration may not come through quickly enough for you to be able to see them yourself.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards, Gordon

2 years ago

VAT registration takes 2 – 4 weeks for UK based applicants and 4 – 6 weeks for non-UK residents.

Nobody can guarantee that any VAT application will be successful – HMRC review all applications individually on their own merit.

2 years ago

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