Export Certificate for VAT Purposes

What are Export Certificate for VAT Purposes?

Export certificate is a document issued by the customs authority to grant VAT exemption on sales (export) of goods to a third country. The sender presents the tax office with the export certificate as proof of export.

When presenting the certificate, it must contain the following information:

  • Name and address of the exhibitor and the date of issue
  • Name and address of the contractor and the client, if it is not the contractor
  • The commercial name and the quantity exported
  • The place and date of export or the place and date of dispatch to the third country
  • Recipient and destination in the third country
  • The ABD’s MRN number (export accompanying document)
  • A statement by the issuer that the information in the document is based on business records that can be verified in the Community

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