Originally Posted by bedajim
So are you saying that you need the original vat invoice ?
If so what happens when you buy a boat thats ten years old with 6 owners etc, not many would have passed a copy of the original invoice to the second owner never mind it going further down the chain
That's exactly the situation I find my self in. I would have thought the vast majority of second hand boats over a few years old don't come with the original vat invoice, especially if they are on the 3rd or 4th owner.
I'll give customs a call and see what they say.