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Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2022 06:52:06 GMT by dannsp
Hello,how i can apply TAX CERTIFICATE OF FISCAL RESIDENCE to Spain. My company was founded this year, this is my first contract.Thank you
Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2022 13:09:10 GMT by HMRC Admin 17

Hi,
 
Guidcance on applying for a certificate of residence can be found at :

How to apply for a certificate of residence to claim tax relief abroad  . 

If you are applying as an individual or a sole trader, you can use the email a form or online service . 

The online service will have a faster turnaround time, but you will need a goverment gateway user ID and password . 

If you are applying for a limited company, you will need to use the online form RES1 .

The links to all of these options can be found in the guidance.

Thank you.
Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2022 14:08:57 GMT by dannsp
I'm from the Czech Republic, I passed through the gate, but I have to confirm my driving license, P60, UK passport, but I don't have this. Is there another option?Thank you 
Posted Wed, 26 Oct 2022 11:36:28 GMT by HMRC Admin 17

Hi,
 
You can use the option for 'email a form' or apply in writing:

How to apply for a certificate of residence to claim tax relief abroad   .

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2022 13:06:59 GMT by Elaan Solomon
If TRC is issued as of 2nd August 2022, will it not be valid for the entire year?
Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:52:28 GMT by PiotrP
Hi, I've used the HMRC online form to request tax residency certificate. I specified the exact period (in the past) I'm requesting it for. Unfortunately the certificate that was sent to me has only issue date which makes it totally useless. What can I do to get the certificate that clearly states the time period it's issued for? Regards, Piotr
Posted Thu, 03 Nov 2022 08:43:51 GMT by dfas
Hello, I will be moving back to my country beginning of 2023 to create my own company. Because I have been away from my country for a certain amount of time I am entitled to some tax relief for some years but to claim it I need a Certificate of Residence from the UK for the amount of time I have stayed and work in the UK. I recently applied for a Certificate of Residence but I received a Letter of Confirmation of Residence and not an actual Certificate. How can I receive a Certificate instead of the Confirmation Letter? Thanks a lot!
Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2022 14:42:24 GMT by HMRC Admin 10
Hi Elaan Solomon
We cannot certify that a person will be a resident of the UK for any future period because we cannot verify this.
This is because we do not know if they will be a resident in the UK in the future.
Thankyou.
Regards.
Posted Sat, 05 Nov 2022 08:33:02 GMT by Sahm
Hi, I was asked by the embassy to provide Tax residency certificate. Not sure how to get it and if its for people on payroll or self employed only? Please advise and how to get it? Thanks
Posted Tue, 08 Nov 2022 12:09:10 GMT by HMRC Admin 32
Hi PiotrP,

You need to either resubmit or contact the Self Assessment team to advise if the certificate was not issued correctly.  

Self Assessment: general enquiries

We can review your request and reissue if appropriate.

Thank you.
Posted Tue, 08 Nov 2022 14:02:44 GMT by HMRC Admin 32
Hi dfas,

HMRC is unable to issue a certificate of residence, where the income you require this for, has not been declared in the UK for taxation.

Instead, we issue a letter of confirmation of residence, in case you require proof of residence for the overseas tax authority, due to a local law.

Thank you.
Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2022 14:34:08 GMT by HMRC Admin 32
Hi Sahm,

Please refer to guidance here:

How to apply for a certificate of residence to claim tax relief abroad

Thank you.
Posted Mon, 21 Nov 2022 23:03:30 GMT by Joana Morais
I´m a Portuguese citizen who has lived and worked exclusively in the UK from 1/2013-7/2018. Now the Portuguese tax authorities have decided that I should have paid taxes on my Uk' income. The problem is that on my ID card from 2015 they changed my address from the UK to a portuguese one. Now I need to prove that I was an UK tax resident during that time. I've applied for a Certificate of Residence but HMRC only provided me a Letter of Confirmation which they don't accept. By reading this forum I understand that a Certificate of Residence won't be provided as I only had income in one country. Is there a way you can provide me with an oficial document stating that in order for me to prove to the Portuguese authorities that there is no other document then the Letter of Confirmation? Because they won't provide me with any evidence that they refuse without a formal document from HMRC.
Posted Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:40:34 GMT by peinuts
Are they asking for the whole period or just 2018?
Posted Tue, 22 Nov 2022 23:06:34 GMT by Pedro Rebelo
Hi Joana, I've also applied for that Certificate of Residence on the 16th of October and they said that the estimate time to get that was on the 7th of November. I can see that the form is on the "Done" state on my HMRC app, but I haven't got any mail yet. How long did you have to wait until you got your Letter of Confirmation? Thanks in advance. P.S. - peinuts, they're probably just asking for the year 2018, as anything before that is more than 5 years from the present year (2022), and as such, it's considered as "outdated".
Posted Wed, 23 Nov 2022 10:35:04 GMT by peinuts
I will probably be in the same situation, I never changed my tax registry address and recently came back to Portugal after 6 years in the UK. It's absurd that the Portuguese authorities are coming after expats this way. I also applied for the Letter of Confirmation on 11th of November, to change my tax address registry and get access to NHR tax scheme in Portugal and haven't received anything yet.
Posted Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:41:31 GMT by HMRC Admin 17

Hi
 
Joana Morais,
 
We are only able to issue certificates of residence where there is a foreign income declared in the UK for tax purposes. 

In all other circumstances, we issue a letter of confirmation of residence. 

Where another country has rejected a letter of confirmation of residence, please send the rejection letter and a covering letter to
HMRC BX9 1AS. 

We can then refer the matter to our specialist team, who can liaise with the other authority.

Thank you.
Posted Thu, 24 Nov 2022 22:41:06 GMT by Joana Morais
Peinuts, they've asked only 2018 as they can't go any further back. Pedro Rebelo, I've requested on 19/7 and it was taking quite a long time so I've contacted HMRC who said they have sent it. I waited another week and I contacted them again and they've sent it again and I received in August. HMRC, where can I find an official document that says that "We are only able to issue certificates of residence where there is a foreign income declared in the UK for tax purposes. In all other circumstances, we issue a letter of confirmation of residence.". I would like to show it to the Portuguese authorities. Thank you
Posted Fri, 25 Nov 2022 11:48:25 GMT by Pedro Rebelo
Hi Joana Morais, Think I'll do the same as it's been more than a month since I filled that form and didn't get it yet on my mail in Portugal. What contacts did you use to reach out to HMRC and how quick did they repply back? Thanks in advance.
Posted Fri, 25 Nov 2022 15:16:46 GMT by HMRC Admin 20
Hi Joana Morais,

Legislation to confirm this is at:
INTM162140 - UK residents with foreign income or gains: certificates of residence: letter of confirmation

Thank you.

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