General settings

From the tab General settings, you can set up all the plugin options.

EU VAT general settings

  • EU VAT field label: here, you can enter the text for the field EU VAT on the checkout page.
  • EU VAT field placeholder: here, you can enter the text to use as a placeholder for the field EU VAT on the checkout page.
  • EU VAT field description: here, you can enter the text to use as a description for the field EU VAT on the checkout page.

Set VAT as mandatory

  • Set VAT as mandatory: if enabled, the VAT field will be required.
    • Mandatory VAT notice: you can enter the text to show as a message to users who don’t complete the required VAT field.

Hide VAT field if VIES server is down

  • Hide VAT field if VIES server is down: by enabling this option, the VAT field will be hidden in the checkout, if the VIES server used to validate the VAT is not responding.

Prevent orders from EU customers

  • Prevent orders from EU customers: enable this option if you want to prevent European customers from placing orders in your shop.
    • EU customers warning in cart: you can choose to show a warning message on the cart page to notify EU customers about the impossibility to complete their purchase.
    • EU customers error message on the checkout page: you can choose to show a warning message on the checkout page to notify EU customers about the impossibility to complete their order.

Custom base locations

  • Custom base locations: here, you can add country codes (comma separated) that will replace base location(s) specified in WooCommerce settings.
  • Country confirmation message: here, you can configure the message to show to EU customers when the IP address and the billing country do not match.

Disable VAT exemption

  • Show the VAT number field to users of the store’s registered country: if enabled, it shows the VAT number field to all EU customers even the ones coming from the same country as the shop base location.
  • Disable VAT exemption in same country: if activated, it disables VAT exemption in calculating totals for the same country.