Frequently Asked Questions About VAT

What is Value Added Tax?
Value Added Tax is an indirect tax that is being introduced by the UAE Government, which will be payable by both businesses and individuals.

Is VAT mandatory?
Yes, unless there is an exception under the Federal Law that VAT does not apply to a particular set of goods and/or services. Exceptions are published by the Federal Tax Authority.
There is a possibility for business owners to claim back their VAT contribution, provided they have registered for VAT and meet the requirements. For further information, please visit www.tax.gov.ae

Is Hamriyah Free Zone Authority registered with the Tax Authority?
Yes

What is the Tax Registration Number (TRN) for Hamriyah Free Zone Authority?
100394965600003

Is Hamriyah Free Zone is a Designated Zone?
Yes, Pursuant to Cabinet Decision No.(59) of 2017 on Designated Zones for the purpose of the Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 on Value Added Tax (VAT) with effect from 01st January 2018, Hamriyah Free Zone has been listed as a Designated Zone

Where can I find more information about VAT?
Please visit the website for the Federal Tax Authority – www.tax.gov.ae

I am having Hamriyah Free Zone License, How I should submit Tax Registration Number and Certificate to Hamriyah Free Zone Authority?
Please visit the Hamriyah free zone E-Services https://eportal.hfza.ae in order to submit your tax registration number and certificate.

I am Supplier/Vendor of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (Purchase & Supply Dept.), How I should submit Tax Registration Number and Certificate to Hamriyah Free Zone Authority?
Please visit the below mentioned link in order to submit your tax registration number and certificate.
- VAT Registration Update in Purchase Dept (Vendors/Suppliers)