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VAT Amendment
Page last updated:: Thursday, February 17, 2022
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  • Type


  • Service Category

    From Government to Business, From Government to Government, From Government to People

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    Applicable – Through the account previously created to register for VAT with the FTA.

  • Categories of Customers

    All persons registered for VAT in the UAE.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Service Card Rating

VAT Amendment
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA amends and updates the data of VAT registrants.
  • Channels and working hours
    e-Services platform:
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Service Fees Details
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    45 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    20 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms
    • All updated documents.
    • Any other documents required to be amended or added.
  • Procedures and Steps
    1. Access the e-Services account dashboard.
    2. Under the title "VAT".
    3. Click on "Amendment" for amendments that require approval from the FTA or "Edit" for amendments that do not require approval from the FTA (refer to the FAQs section of this service card for more information in this regard).
    4. Fill in the required data and submit the request
  • FAQs

    1. Which amendments do not require approval from the FTA?


    Amendments to the following sections do not require approval from the FTA:

    • Business activities of the applicant.
    • GCC activities.
    • Customs registration information.



    2. Which amendments require approval from the FTA?


    Amendments to the following sections require approval from the FTA:

    • Details of the applicant.
    • Contact details.
    • Banking details of the applicant.
    • Business relationships.
    • About the VAT application.
    • Declaration.



    3. Which details are restricted from amendment?

    Amendments to the following sections are restricted:

    • About the applicant.
    • Communication preferences.


    Amendments to the following fields is restricted:

    • "Exception from VAT Registration" in the "About the VAT application" section.
    • "Notification language" change in the "Declaration" section.


    Amendments to restricted fields and sections may be requested by raising a justified request by clicking here or calling the FTA on 600 599 994.

    4. What is the difference between the ‘Edit’ and ‘Amendment’ buttons?


    • When changes are made through the ‘Edit’ option, they are automatically reflected on the profile and the FTA’s approval is not required.
    • When changes are made through the ‘Amendment’ option, they are reflected on the profile only once approved by the FTA.
  • Relevant Publications
  • Terms & Conditions
    1. The applicant must be registered for VAT with the FTA.
    2. If the application is incomplete, or additional information is required to be submitted, the FTA will ask the applicant to provide additional documentation. After submitting the additional documentation, it may take the FTA a further 20 business days to respond to the updated request.

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