European VAT Information Exchange System SOAP client

v1.0.5 2022-10-31 13:13 UTC


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European VAT Information Exchange System SOAP client

This library is designed to handle validation trough VIES Soap WebService.

See for more information.


Install using Composer :

$ composer require prometee/vies-client


$loader = require_once( __DIR__.'/vendor/autoload.php');

use Prometee\VIESClient\Soap\Client\DeferredViesSoapClient;
use Prometee\VIESClient\Soap\Client\ViesSoapClient;
use Prometee\VIESClient\Soap\Factory\ViesSoapClientFactory;
use Prometee\VIESClient\Helper\ViesHelper;

// Use the Deferred client to avoid getting error
// when the WSDL file is not accessible
$viesSoapClientFactory = ViesSoapClientFactory(ViesSoapClient::class);
$viesSoapClient = new DeferredViesSoapClient($viesSoapClientFactory);

$viesHelper = new ViesHelper($viesSoapClient);

// Should print:
// 0: CHECK_STATUS_INVALID => Format is not valid and the webservice is not reachable)
// 1: CHECK_STATUS_INVALID_WEBSERVICE => Format is not valid according to the webservice
// 2: CHECK_STATUS_VALID_FORMAT => Format is valid but the webservice is not reachable
// 3: CHECK_STATUS_VALID_WEBSERVICE => Format is valid and the VAT number exists