VIES and INTRASTAT

Traders involved in the import and export of goods within the E.U. have responsibilities in both VIES and Intrastat regimes.

The VIES and INTRASTAT Traders Manual

The VIES and INTRASTAT Traders Manual outlines for traders the requirements involved and offers information and assistance in the completion of the relevant returns.

Contacts:

VIMA, Government Offices, Millennium Centre, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland

VIES Help:
Email vies@revenue.ie or Locall 1890 251 010
or from abroad telephone +353 42 9353300

INTRASTAT Help:
Email intrastatinfo@revenue.ie or Locall 1890 311 322
or from abroad telephone +353 42 9353300

CN Help:
Email tarclass@revenue.ie or telephone 067 33533
or from abroad telephone +353 67 33533

ROS Help (filing):
Email vimahelp@revenue.ie or telephone 042 9353413/ 9353369
or from abroad telephone + 353 42 9353413/9353369

ROS Help (registration & certificates):
Email roshelp@revenue.ie or Locall 1890 201 106 (option 1)
or from abroad telephone +353 1 7023021 (option 1)

Mutual Assistance Help (verification of VAT numbers)

Irish traders can verify the VAT registration numbers quoted by their customers in other Member States by logging on to the Europa website.

VIES

Applies only to exports within E.U. VAT. registered traders in Ireland supplying goods to VAT registered traders in other E.U member states without charging Irish VAT must complete a VIES return for Revenue. No thresholds are involved and all such supplies must be reported.

The pdfVIES Large Filer Guide (PDF, 762KB) describes the processes for capturing large returns for VIES.

Traders should register for VIES using the pdfVIES Registration Form(PDF, 59KB)

INTRASTAT

Applies to Imports and Exports within E.U. All VAT registered traders must complete Boxes E1 and E2 on their VAT 3 returns. Traders with imports from other E.U. member states exceeding €191,000 annually and/or exports to other E.U. member states exceeding €635,000 annually must complete the detailed monthly Intrastat return.

(Adobe Acrobat Reader PDFExternal link)

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