The parcel I am sending is a gift, do I need to register for the UK import VAT on parcels service?

March 15, 2019

Individuals outside the UK sending a gift to another individual in the UK do not need to register or account for these using the service provided it is a genuine gift and of an occasional nature.

For the full HMRC definition of ‘gifts’, please visit gov.uk/goods-sent-from-abroad