VAT online services

The procedures outlined below require user identification via a reliable electronic certificate (Luxtrust business certificate).

Identification to the VAT

Companies that need to register for VAT may file their initial VAT return with the competent tax office on paper or in electronic format using

Filing VAT returns

Since 1 January 2017, all electronic VAT returns must be filed using the eCDF system.

The eCDF system should be used to file the following:

  • periodic and annual VAT returns filed for a period starting from 1st January 2015
  • recapitulative statements concerning a period starting from 1st January 2017.

For prior periods, the former eTVA-D system can still be used.

Viewing a VAT account situation

Companies can view their VAT account situation online using the eTVA-C application on

Verification of a VAT number

As needed, companies can verify the validity of a VAT number on the website of the European Commission.

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