In case of problems in the application, briefly describe the problem (print screen would be very helpful) and send directly to email@example.com.
We will reply as soon as possible.
When you click “check” button, you get the following response:
- Yes, valid VAT number.
- No, invalid VAT number. (meaning that the number introduced is not valid at least on the date specified)
- Service unavailable. Please re-submit your request later. (meaning there is some problem with either the network or the Web application)
- Member State service unavailable. Please re-submit your request later.(meaning the application in the Member State whose VAT number you are trying to validate is not available)
- Error: Incomplete (VAT + Member State) or corrupted data input.
- Request time-out. Please re-submit your request later.
The Member State’s database may be unavailable for maintenance purposes according to the following table:
|AT-Austria||Unavailable almost daily around 06:00 AM for a few minutes|
|BE-Belgium||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|CY-Cyprus||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|CZ-Czech Republic||Unavailable everyday around 07:00 AM for about 20 minutes|
|DE-Germany||Available from 05:00 AM to 11:00 PM|
|DK-Denmark||Unavailable every day between 04:00 AM and 05:00 AM; Every Tuesday from 06:45 AM to 07:15 AM|
|EE-Estonia||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|EL-Greece||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|ES-Spain||Unavailable daily around 11:00 PM for a few minutes|
|FI-Finland||Unavailable every Sunday between 05:40 AM and 05:50 AM|
|FR-France||Unavailable almost everyday between 01:30 AM and 01:40 AM|
|GB-United Kingdom||Unavailable every Saturday from 07:30 AM to 10:30 AM and almost daily from around 04:30 AM to 04:40 AM|
|HU-Hungary||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|IE-Ireland||Unavailable on Sunday nights for maximum 2 hours|
|IT-Italy||Unavailable every Monday to Saturday from 08:00 PM for 30 to 60 minutes|
|LT-Lithuania||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|LU-Luxembourg||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|LV-Latvia||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|MT-Malta||Unavailable every Thursday from 07:00 AM to 07:30 AM|
|NL-The Netherlands||Unavailable every weekend from Saturday 09:50 PM to Sunday 09:40 PM|
|PL-Poland||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|PT-Portugal||Unavailable every Friday from around 23:30 for about 30 minutes or more|
|RO-Romania||Unavailable almost every weekend from Saturday 09:50 PM to Sunday 09:50 PM|
|SE-Sweden||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|
|SK-Slovakia||Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week|