Standard VAT rate: 21%
Food and books: 6%
Minimum purchase amount: 125.01 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. click here
Stamping period: Issuing month + 3 months
Validity of stamped Form: 3 years from the issuing date
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
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
Global Blue, Prievozska 4D/Block E, 821 09 Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe
If you have any questions
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