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Tax Free Shopping in Czech Republic

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in the Czech Republic

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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.
Non-refundable goods:
● Food and alcohol
● Fuel
● Weapons
● Vehicles

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
For frequently asked questions visit

Refund Points

• Currently all refund points in Czech Republic are closed (except st.MARIA in Karlovy Vary).
• Karlovy Vary airport and Pardubice airport are completely closed for 30 days, starting from 16.03.2020.

• Customs office at Prague airport is open.  Tax Free mail boxes are available.

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