HM Revenue & Customs

Effective Date Of Registration (EDR) Requests

*indicates required information

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Please note: if you are enrolled for the VAT online service you can view your VAT Registration certificate via the link on the At A Glance page of the service. The VAT Registration certificate displays the EDR. The certificate is also visible via an Agent account if the trader is on your client list.


Contact details


Security details

Position in the business

Please note: The person completing this form must be a legal entity, for example, a sole trader, partner, director or an accountant authorised on a form 64-8.

Please tick one of the following checkboxes below.

  •  Help for Sole proprietor
  •  Help for Partner
  •  Help for Director
  •  Help for Accountant authorised on form 64-8

Please enter the accountant's business name as it appears on form 64-8 (if applicable).

Please enter below the amount of VAT paid or reclaimed from one of your last three submitted VAT Returns.


After you click the 'Next' button you will see a preview page summarising the information you have provided. If this page is not displayed, please use the scroll bar to locate any missing or incorrect entries highlighted in red.