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Over 2,000 local and international vendors registered for the VAT.

Manama, Feb. 18(BNA): The National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) today announced that over 2,000 local and international vendors have registered for the VAT. The NBR recognized the private sector's efforts exerted towards ensuring the proper implementation of the VAT, which includes registering for the VAT prior to levying the standard 5% tax.

Consumers are reminded that all registered vendors are legally required to display their VAT registration certificate that includes vendors' Commercial Registration number and their VAT registration date, prior to levying the 5% VAT.

Consumers are also encouraged to verify taxpayers' registration status through the Taxpayer Lookup tool accessible on prior to paying the 5% VAT charge.

For further information, please contact the Call Center on 80008001 or in addition to leveraging the information available on NBR's website (, Instagram and Twitter (@bahrainNBR).


BNA 1906 GMT 2019/02/18

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Date:Feb 18, 2019
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