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Tax Free Shopping in France


Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in France

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Standard VAT rate: 20 %
Pharmacy goods 10 %
Food, books: 5.5 %
Reduced rate for certain products and services: 2.1 %
Minimum purchase amount: 175.01 EUR

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?

  • If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country
  • If you are older than 16
  • If you spend more than 175.01 EUR
  • If you buy fewer than 15 items (per Tax Free Form)

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.

Maximum 15 pieces of the same (identical) item
Non-refundable goods:

  • Tobacco
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cars and car parts
  • Weapons
  • Cultural relics more than 50 years old
  • Postal stamps

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
http://www.globalblue.com/customer-services/contact-us/

For frequently asked questions visit
http://www.globalblue.com/customer-services/faqs/


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