Majority of businesses in UAE which meet the criteria for registration under VAT have already registered by now. A registered taxable person is required to comply with the required rules and processes under VAT. Invoices have to be issued in the specified format, returns need to be filed on a timely basis and the tax due needs to be paid by the due date. The VAT Law provides registered taxable persons with the facility to cancel their VAT registration. Let us understand the circumstances in which a person can de-register under VAT and the process to be followed for the same.