• If you don’t already have an EORI number, apply for one without delay. (This will only apply if you buy and sell only to other EU countries and not with any other countries as if you trade with non-EU countries you will already have an EORI.) The application is completed online here. HMRC has automatically assigned EORI numbers to all VAT registered businesses and the letters to businesses containing their assigned EORI number should have arrived by 4 September 2019 If you use an EORI number issued in another EU country, you will not be able to use this for UK declarations after Brexit. Your EORI number must begin with the letters GB..

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