Tax Free Shopping in Turkey

Tips and guidelines for shopping tax free in Turkey

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VAT Rate
Standard rate 18% Accessories, electronics, watches, sunglasses, cosmetics, porcelain/ceramics and homeware
Other rate: 8% Textiles and clothes, leather goods, carpets, shoes, bags, optics, books, food

Minimum purchase amount
118 TRY (for VAT rate 18%)
108 TRY (for VAT rate 8%)

Who is eligible for Tax Free Shopping?
If you have permanent residence outside Turkey and have not spent more than 6 months in Turkey

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: 3 months from the issuing date
Validity of stamped Form: 3 months from date on the customs stamp

Tax Free goods:
Refunds are paid on goods that are exported in the traveller’s personal luggage

Contact us:
Completed Tax Free Forms which have been stamped by Customs can be sent to:
Global Blue Turkey
Tesvikiye Ferah Sok. No :29
TR-34365 Istanbul

If you have any questions, go to Help & Support

Refund Points

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