Romanian VAT invoice requirements

Romanian VAT rules on the format and information to be provided on invoices broadly adhere to the obligations of the EU VAT Directive and its VAT invoice requirements.

Date of issuance and storage of Romanian invoices

Romanian VAT invoices must be issued at the latest by the 15th day of the month after the taxable supply.  Invoices must be stored for ten years.  Romania, like all EU member states, now permits the use of electronic invoices under certain conditions.

Romanian invoice requirements

Invoices must contain at least the following basic information:

  • Date of issuance
  • A unique, sequential number
  • VAT number of the supplier and customer
  • Full name and address of the supplier and customer
  • Details of fiscal representative in Romania including VAT ID number (if appropriate)
  • Full description of the goods or services provided
  • Details of quantities of goods, if applicable
  • A date of the supply if different from the invoice date
  • The net, taxable value of the supply
  • The VAT rate applied, and the amount of VAT expressed in RON for each VAT rate applied
  • Details of special regimes which apply such as margin schemes for works of art, travel agents, antiques etc.
  • Details to support zero VAT – export, reverse charge or intra-community supply
  • The total, gross value of the invoice

Latest Romanian news

Romania asked by EU to end VAT split payments

November 13, 2018

The European Commission has sent a letter of formal notice to Romania requesting it to withdraw its new VAT split payment

Romania cuts tourism VAT to 5%

September 6, 2018

Hotel accommodation and restaurant services in Romania are to be recategorised from the first reduced VAT rate of 9% to the second reduced 5%....

Romania tourism VAT cut

August 24, 2018

Romania is reviewing cutting the VAT rate on tourism services. This would include hotel accommodation, and entrance into attractions, hotels and similar public events. Currently...