Standard VAT rate: 21%
Drugs, books, medical equipment and babycare products: 12%
Minimum purchase amount: 44 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: Issuing date + 1 year
Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.
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
For frequently asked questions visit