Practical VAT Resources

Validation of VAT registration numbers

Please always perform the qualified confirmation procedures for shipments to business customers in other EU countries. The procedure should be carried out for new customers and for existing customers at least once a year.

Check VAT identification number


Value added tax identification numbers from Germany

If you have doubts as to the correctness of a German VAT identification number, you can check it here:

Check German VAT identification number


Confirmation of EORI number

Check the EORI numbers (inches) here:

Check the EORI number


Excise number

The excise number serves as proof of eligibility to participate in the tax suspension procedure. You can undertake a review of excise numbers disclosed to you here:

Check excise number


Movement reference number (MRN)

Under the following link you can track goods by using the movement reference number:

Tracking export



The Federal Ministry of Finance provides on its website several forms:


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