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Tax Free Shopping in Poland

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Poland

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Standard VAT rate: 23%
Some food, medicines: 8%
Agricultural goods, craftworks: 5%

Minimum purchase amount: 200 PLN

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, click here

Local information
Polish Tax Free Forms can only be refunded in CASH at one of Global Blue’s Refund Offices.

Please DO NOT send Polish Tax Free Forms to Global Blue Processing Centre. Mail refund on credit card, bank account or by bank cheque is not possible.

Cash refunds for Polish Tax Free forms can be collected by an authorised person. The following documents need to be presented at the Refund Office:

  • A copy of the authoriser’s passport (page showing passport number and photo)
  • Original Global Blue Tax Free Form
  • Original receipt
  • Original Proxy Form duly signed by the authoriser
  • Original passport of the authorised person

NB. The Refund Office can accept forms that have been pre-signed by the authoriser under the "Cash Refund" section.

Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.
Exported goods must be unused and in their original packaging.

Non-refundable goods: Fuel

If you have any questions

For frequently asked questions visit

Refund Points

Travel Pack