Standard VAT rate: 21%
Books, pharmaceuticals, glasses: 15%
Some books and medicines: 10%
Minimum purchase amount: 2,001 CZK
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 Czech form: 6 months from the issuing month
Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.
● Food and alcohol
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, go to Help & Support
Currently all refund points in the Czech Republic are closed due to Covid (except Prague airport and Pardubice airport).
Customs office at Prague and Pardubice airport are open.
Tax Free mail boxes at Prague airport are available.