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VAT registration lead time

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I will shortly need to register myself for VAT.  The guidance on gov.uk says that "You should get a VAT registration certificate within 30 working days, though it can take longer."

Anyone any recent experience of how long it actually takes for the certificate to come through?

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19th Jun 2019 10:05

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By AW71
19th Jun 2019 09:28

Online within 48 hours in my experience lately

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to AW71
19th Jun 2019 09:32

Thank you

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By Maslins
19th Jun 2019 10:01

Do it all online, our recent experience often get confirmation of registration (including VAT registration number) within a couple of working days.

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to Maslins
19th Jun 2019 11:04

Thanks. My experience of other online services like company formation and self assessment is that they are pretty efficient. Good to hear that VAT registration is the same.

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20th Jun 2019 07:38

I applied for VAT registration for a client at 08:44 on 18.06.2019. Client received email at 22:30 on 19.06.2019. I logged in this morning, and the VAT number is there.

I am really quite impressed with a turnround time of 36 hours!

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