VAT in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates will introduce VAT from January 1, 2018.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has published its Value Added Tax (VAT) Law – Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 along with the Executive Regulations. The law confirms that VAT will be implementedin the UAE on January 1, 2018.


As per Article 65 of the Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 read with Article (59) of the Executive Regulations, TNT will be required to issue VAT compliant invoices to the recipient of its services. To ensure that invoices include your correct details, and most importantly, your correct Tax Registration Number (TRN), TNT has started the process of collecting VAT information, with a VAT registration template.


For TNT Account holders please download, fill, attach the template from the ‘Share your VAT details’ section below and send it to along with the supporting documents.


Fill the following information in the template:

  • A list of your TNT shipping account number(s) and the corresponding Tax Registration Number for each account.
  • The details of your registered office address as mentioned in your Tax Registration Certificate. TNT will raise invoices with this address only.
  • Attach the Tax Registration Certificate (if available).

Please note:

TNT will consider all Tax Registration details shared through this email address only. If you have not received your Tax Registration Certificate, please provide us a copy of it when you receive it. TNT is in process of updating its information technology systems to make necessary provisions to incorporate VAT requirements. A delay in invoicing may occur in January 2018. Please email any questions to:

Share your VAT details

The download link will take you to a Tax Registration Template for Customers to send their VAT Details to TNT email ID:

TNT VAT details

Name of the entity: TNT (UAE) (LLC) Registered Address: Business Avenue Building 4th Floor, Port Saeed, Deira,    PO Box 15321, UAE


Tax Registration Number: 100009354000003


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