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Tax Free Shopping in Portugal

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Portugal


Standard VAT rate:

23% - general goods
13% - foodstuffs, agricultural supplies
6% - foodstuffs, books, pharmaceutical & medical products, newspapers
22% - general goods
Azores Island
18% - general goods

Minimum purchase amount:
61,50 EUR (VAT 23%)
61 EUR (VAT 22%)
59 EUR (VAT 18%)
56,50 EUR (VAT 13%)
53 EUR (VAT 6%)

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?
If you have a 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 + 150 days

Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage
Non-refundable goods:
● Spare parts
● 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, go to Help & Support

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