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Tax Free Shopping in Finland

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Finland


Standard VAT rate: 24%
Food: 14%

Medicine, books: 10%
Minimum purchase amount: 40 EUR

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?
If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country (except Norway)
If you make purchases two weeks prior to the expiration of your Finnish residence/ work permit

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: Issuing date + 1 year

Tax Free goods:
Exported goods must be sealed and unused.

Non-refundable goods: Prepaid mobile services, as they can only be used in Finland

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

Travel Pack