VAT for Foreign Companies selling through Amazon in UAE


VAT for foreign companies selling through amazon in UAE is mandatory. Businesses that are outside UAE and wish to sell in UAE through online platforms like Amazon or Noon, they must register their companies in FTA and get the tax registration number before making any sales in UAE. 

If you are a non-UAE resident selling goods that are located in the UAE to a UAE customer, then you will be required to register for VAT irrespective of the level of turnover from such sales.

International businesses must follow the rules and laws of the country before they start selling on Amazon. As per Amazon rules and regulations in UAE, companies that are not established in UAE and their location and offices are outside UAE and they wish to sell in UAE market place through E-commerce, they must register themselves in FTA and get their VAT number. 

VAT registration for International Companies

International companies are eligible to sell in the UAE market, they are also eligible to advertise and to provide customer support even after making the sales. 

If the international businesses register their businesses in FTA after making the sales then they will get a penalty of AED 20,000 for late VAT registration. 

VAT registration will be applicable from the date on which a business started making sales in the UAE market.

The condition of a turnover threshold is for local businesses that are established in UAE whereas the companies established outside must register before selling in UAE through Amazon. 

VAT Registration Services

SAB Auditing of Accounts is providing VAT registration services in UAE for all types of entities who want to get the VAT number. SAB Auditing are approved tax agents by the Federal Tax Authority. Our professional and experienced tax experts are providing all kinds of VAT services in Dubai, UAE.


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