Tax Free Shopping in Japan

Shop in Japan in two easy steps. Check the country rules for Tax Free shopping and get your refund.

Go Shopping and Get Your Refund in Store

Go shopping and while paying, remember to ask for your VAT refund. 
Here's what you need to know to shop Tax Free.


Get Customs Validation

Find the nearest Customs Office or self-validation Kiosk. Get your Tax Free form stamped and validated before leaving the country.

More information

Still in doubt about the above steps? Check out our general guide.

Global Blue Addresses

Printed Tax Free Forms validated by Customs must 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

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