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Standard VAT rate: 20%

Minimum purchase amount: 38.01 EUR

When are Tax-Free purchases available to you?
If you permanently reside in a non-EU country.

How to shop Tax-Free
To learn more about tax refunds, including filling out a Tax-Free form

Stamping time: 3 months, not including the month of purchase
Tax-Free form with customs stamp validity: 1 year from the date of issue (not including the date of purchase)

Tax-Free Items:
Tax refunds apply to purchases that the traveller takes out of the country in their personal luggage.

Only those goods for which the VAT rate is set at 20% are subject to a tax refund. Goods with a different VAT rate are not refundable: for example, books, certain periodicals, certain pharmaceutical products and medical devices are subject to 9% VAT.

Contact Us
Completed Tax-Free Forms stamped by the Border Guard can be sent to:

For standard and registered letters:
Global Blue PO Box 363, 810 00 Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe

For courier delivery:
Global Blue, Prievozska ​​4D / Block E, 821 09 Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe