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Tax Free Shopping in The Bahamas

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in The Bahamas

Standard VAT Rate: 7.5 %
Minimum purchase amount: $25.00

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?

  • If you are a non-Bahamian resident
  • If you do not hold a Bahamian passport
  • If you are leaving The Bahamas in the next 45 days
  • If you have not worked in The Bahamas in the last 6 months

How to Shop Tax Free
For more on how to claim your tax refund, including how to fill in the Tax Free Form

Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.

Non-refundable goods:

  • food 
  • alcoholic beverages
  • tobacco products 
  • medicine and pharmaceutical products

Contact us
Completed Tax Free Forms which have been stamped by Customs can be sent to:

Standard and registered mail:
Global Blue P.O. Box 363, 810 00 Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe

For courier:
Global Blue, Prievozska 4D/Block E, 821 09 Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe

If you have any questions

For frequently asked questions visit

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