If your business requires services or goods which have already paid vat in the country of origin before reaching the shores of ones country where you need to pay vat again, youll be able to claim back the excess vat paid on them. A vat agent that is well versed in international and national vat rules should be able to guide you towards claiming vat back without difficulty. For those who have just started trading internationally youll be able to claim vat back after vat registration and reduce your costs to a great extent.