Standard VAT rate: 23%
Some food, medicines: 8%
Agricultural goods, craftworks: 5%
Minimum purchase amount: 200 PLN
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: 8 months after the issuing month
Polish Tax Free Forms can be refunded in cash at one of Global Blue’s Refund Offices or onto cards, both credit and debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club International).
Cash refunds for Polish Tax Free forms can be collected by an authorised person. The following documents need to be presented at the Refund Office:
● A copy of the authoriser’s passport (page showing passport number and photo)
● Original Global Blue Tax Free Form
● Original receipt
● Original Proxy Form duly signed by the authoriser
● Original passport of the authorised person
NB. The Refund Office can accept forms that have been pre-signed by the authoriser under the "Cash Refund" section.
Tax Free Forms with the refund option onto cards, 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
Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.
Exported goods must be unused and in their original packaging
Non-refundable goods: Fuel
If you have any questions
For frequently asked questions visit