Sign in to your VAT Online Account
Sign in to your HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) online account to submit your VAT Return. You can also view your VAT account and access other VAT online services.
You cannot use your online account to send your VAT Return if you have signed up for ‘Making Tax Digital’ for VAT. Use accounting software that’s compatible with Making Tax Digital instead (external link).
Before you Start
To use this service you need:
a VAT number
a Government Gateway user ID and password
You get these when you register for VAT (external link).
Using your Account
You can use your account to:
set up a Direct Debit to pay VAT
view your payments and outstanding liabilities
report changes to your business
cancel your VAT registration
Other VAT Services
You can also log in to your HMRC online account to:
submit an EC Sales List (external link)(ESL)
submit a Reverse Charge Sales List (external link) (RCSL)
apply for EU VAT refunds (external link)
tell HMRC you have brought a vehicle into the UK using the Notification of Vehicle Arrivals (external link) (NOVA) service
use the VAT MOSS (external link) service, if you supply digital services to consumers in the EU
Online services may be slow during busy times. Check if there are any problems with this service (external link).