Tax Free Shopping in Sweden

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Sweden

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Standard VAT rate: 25%
Food: 12%
Books: 6%
Minimum purchase amount: 200 SEK

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?
● If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country -  except for Norway and Åland.
● If you are a non-EU citizen who has a residence or work permit in EU, Norway or Åland, and you have obtained an official document from the tax authorities confirming that you are no longer living in EU, or Norway. The document cannot be older than 3 months.
● If you are a EU or Norway citizen who has a 1 year residence, or work permit in a non-EU (and Norway) country and you can prove that you are no longer living in the EU.

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 all goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage.
Exported goods must be unused.

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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