Value Added Tax identification number validator Online

To validate VAT (Value Added Tax identification number) Easily and quickly.

What is Value Added Tax identification number?

A value added tax identification number or VAT identification number (VATIN) is an identifier used in many countries, including the countries of the European Union, for value added tax purposes.

In the EU, a VAT identification number can be verified online at the EU's official VIES[1] website. It confirms that the number is currently allocated and can provide the name or other identifying details of the entity to whom the identifier has been allocated. However, many national governments will not give out VAT identification numbers due to data protection laws.

The full identifier starts with an ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 (2 letters) country code (except for Greece, which uses the ISO 639-1 language code EL for the Greek language, instead of its ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code GR) and then has between 2 and 13 characters. The identifiers are composed of numeric digits in most countries, but in some countries they may contain letters. Or numbers.

Foreign companies that trade with non-enterprises in the EU may have a VATIN starting with "EU" instead of a country code.


The validator supports the following countries (click the example VAT number to validate it):

No. Country Abbreviation VAT name Country code Example
1 Austria UID AT
2 Belgium n° TVA / BTW-nr / Mwst-nr BE
3 Brazil CNPJ BR
4 Bulgaria ДДС номер BG
5 Croatia PDV-ID; OIB HR
6 Cyprus ΦΠΑ CY
7 Czech Republic DIČ CZ
8 Denmark CVR DK
9 Estonia KMKR EE
10 Finland ALV nro FI
11 France n° TVA FR
12 Germany USt-IdNr. DE
13 Greece ΑΦΜ GR / EL
14 Hungary ANUM HU
15 Iceland VSK IS
16 Ireland VAT no IE
17 Italy P.IVA IT
18 Latvia PVN LV
19 Lithuania PVM kodas LT
20 Luxembourg No. TVA LU
21 Malta Vat No. MT
22 Netherlands Btw-nr. NL
23 Norway Orgnr NO
24 Poland NIP PL
25 Portugal NIF / NIPC PT
26 Romania CIF RO
27 Russia ИНН RU
28 Serbia PIB RS
29 Slovakia IČ DPH SK
30 Slovenia ID za DDV SI
31 South Africa ZA
32 Spain NIF / CIF ES
33 Sweden Momsnr. SE
34 Switzerland MWST / TVA / IVA CH
35 United Kingdom VAT Reg No GB
36 Venezuela RIF VE