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Tax Free Shopping in Belgium

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Belgium

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Standard VAT rate: 21%
Margarine: 12%
Food and books: 6%
Minimum purchase amount: 50 EUR

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?
If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country

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.
Exported goods must be unused

Non-refundable goods:

  • Tobacco

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

Refund Points

Travel Pack