This module uses "VIES" to know the validity of the VAT number, if the VAT number is valid then the client can be changed group automatically or manually, you can choose to disable the VAT number of a country. If the site "VIES" is unavailable, the VAT number is still stored in the database but the group change does not occur, the change can be done by clicking.You can also check the information of each client through "VIES", as you can see on the images.
The module has also been optimized to enable the display of the customer's VAT number on the invoice.
NEW (March 22, 2013): now you can see the last registered guests directly on the homepage of your back office and validate or not customers and verify their VAT on lives. A direct link to the configuration of the module is also included.
It is also possible to validate the account customers (or not) if lives is not operational or unavailable.
NEW (June 20, 2013): you can now assign a client in a group 'pro' of your choice without to include it in the group "default", in addition, the module has been optimized to speed up registration when the server "VIES" is overloaded.
NEW (March 6, 2015): The coherence between country and VAT number is verified, so a customer can not register by selecting a country and entering a VAT number in another country. Table validation has been redesigned to save time if you have a lot of customers to check.