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What is my EORI Number?

Obtain your Economic Operators Registration Identification (EORI) number by requesting it from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) or contact Avalara for help getting started with EORI. Previously, EORI numbers were issued in August 2019 by the HRMC to reduce delays post-Brexit. 

An EORI number is required for businesses moving goods between the UK and EU following Brexit. Businesses use the EORI to identify themselves to customs authorities and report customs declarations. Without a valid GB or EU EORI number, your goods will not clear through customs.

The EORI system is one of many EU VAT reforms summarized in greater detail on


Need help with EORI VAT registration?

Contact your Avalara Account Manager for help obtaining an EORI number or registering for IOSS. Learn more


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