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Tax Free Shopping in Germany


Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Germany

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Standard VAT rate: 19%
Food and books: 7%

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?

  • If you have a permanent residence in a non-EU country
  • If you have a valid long-term visa (over 3 months) for a non-EU country
  • If you are older than 18
     

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

Local information
If you are resident in Switzerland, Liechtenstein or Bussingen, you can get more from your purchases at Aldi Sud Shop. For more info read here

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

Non-refundable goods:

  • Cars or items for cars (e.g. spare parts, oil, navigation system, car radio)
  • Phones with contract/SIM card
     

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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