VAT Registration

Depending upon your company’s turnover, it is necessary to register for Value Added Tax.

Dubai is a business-friendly city as well as a tourist destination. Fortunately, Dubai’s tax regulations adhere to international principles and are cost-effective and transparent. To avoid any penalties, it is necessary to register for VAT in Dubai. It may vary depending on your company’s turnover. 

When it comes to VAT Registration in Dubai, businesses have numerous alternatives, including online form completion. To make your process of VAT registration hassle free, it always better to get VAT registration service in Dubai from a reputed business consultancy. Once your company has been successfully registered, you will obtain a VAT certificate confirming your social responsibility fulfillment.

Process of VAT registration in Dubai, UAE?

Businesses and individuals (who supply taxable products and services) can register for VAT in Dubai if they meet the following criteria: Below mentioned are 2 process of VAT registration in Dubai.

  • Mandatory

Mandatory VAT registration is required for all businesses under below mentioned criteria:

  1. If the total value of its taxable supplies and imports over the previous 12 months exceeds the minimum registration threshold.
  2. If the company anticipates that the total value of its taxable supplies and imports will surpass the mandatory registration threshold within the next 30 days.
  • Voluntary Registration

A business may choose Voluntary Registration:

  1. If it meets the mandatory registration criteria. 
  2. If the total value of its taxable supplies, imports, or taxable expenses in the previous 12 months exceeds the voluntary registration threshold
  3. If it meets the mandatory registration criteria. 
  4. The voluntary registration barrier for a company is AED 187,500.

Who is not eligible for VAT registration in the Dubai?

Businesses and individuals are not permitted to register for VAT if their taxable supply and imports were less than AED 187,500 in the previous 12 months or not expected to exceed AED 187,500 in the coming 30 days.

Documents Required for VAT Registration Service in Dubai

  • Below mentioned are the documents required for VAT registration in Dubai:
  • Trade license copy of the company
  • Passport copy or Emirates ID to prove the identity of the authorized party 
  • Certificate of Articles of Association of the company
  • Description of business activities
  • Supporting document for 12-month sales
  • Expected turnover in the next 30 days
  • The estimated value of exports for one year to all GCC countries
  • Supporting documents for customs registration in the Emirates if applicable.
  • Certificate of Incorporation of the company
  • Certificate of Power of Attorney of the company
  • Turnover for the last 12 months in AED
  • The estimated value of imports for one year from all GCC countries
  • Details of Bank Account
  • Your consent, whether you deal with GCC suppliers or customers

Penalty for Failing to Register for VAT

Any company that fails to complete the VAT registration process before the Federal Tax Authority’s deadline, or fails to submit registration after crossing the manual threshold limit, will be penalized AED 20,000.

Why JAXA ?

JAXA is a professional firm that provides accounting services to businesses all around the UAE. The slightest mistake in the form may lead to starting all over again. For this reason, contact us to get best VAT Registration service in Dubai as it boasts a team of professionals who ensures that your company’s documents are transparent, up to date, and professional.

Avail best quality Auditing and Accounting services from JAXA

The expert will help to tackle business issues by following proper Accounting and Auditing guidelines will also assist you to scale up your business. JAXA also provides various other services such as Tax Services, Payroll Services, Cash flow forecasting and many more.

Advantages of VAT Registration

Profile Improvement

It improves the company's profile.


It prevents unwanted penalties.

VAT Refund

It enables the claim of VAT refunds.

Market opportunities

It helps in grabbing better market opportunities.

What we provide

We ensure that all the records are compliant to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

We are registered and approved auditors in major free zones in Dubai making it easy to conduct audit in the free zone.

We have an experienced team of over 75+ employees and have an experience of 15+ years.

Over a decade of quality service has made us one of the most preferred auditing and accounting firms in Dubai.



What is the deadline for notifying the authority about VAT registration?

In the case of Mandatory Registration, the individual must apply for tax registration within 30 days of being required to do so.

Is a person who does not have a place of residence in the UAE need to register for VAT?

If deliveries of Goods/Services are made, the abovementioned person must register for VAT, and no other person is required to pay the due tax in the UAE on these supplies.

Is it possible for a person to obtain more than one Tax Registration Number (TRN)?

Multiple TRNs are not permitted for business performed in Dubai, UAE.

Is the sale of a company asset or the business itself to a third party a taxable supply?

The sale of the asset by a VAT registrant would be considered a taxable supply and so liable to standard rate VAT unless the item is exempt. However, if the assets or business are sold to a taxable person as a continuing concern, they are not VAT eligible.

Is the value of capital assets going to be taken into account when calculating the registration threshold?

If a person owns the capital asset, the supply of the asset is not subject to any registration threshold.