Tax Back Shopping In Prague & around Czech Republic
Non-EU tourists are eligible for tax free shopping in Prague. Look out for “Tax Free Shopping” signs in selected shops and save up to 21% of the purchase price.
Tax Free Shopping in Prague for Foreigners (USA, China, Taiwan, South Korea and other non-european countries
There are plenty of quality products you can find in the shops in Prague. Most international brands are represented, along with a fine selection of Czech brands.
Tourists from outside the EU can save up to 21% Value Added Tax (VAT) on purchases. Not all shops offer the tax free facility, so look out for a “Tax Free” sign in the shop window, or you can ask them if they have it or not.
What is the limit for Tax Free in Czech Republic
Your total purchases in one day in one store must exceed 2001CZK(around 80€) .
HOW TO CLAIM
You need to pay for the goods first, then claim the tax back when you leave the country:
Tax Free Shopping in Prague Guide
- When paying for goods at the check-out in a shop, ask the assistant for a Tax Free shopping voucher.
- Tax Free Shopping in Prague – Present the voucher to a Czech customs official within 30 days of the date of purchase to get a stamp. You can do this at Prague Airport when you leave. The office is located BEFORE passport control.
- Hand the voucher in AFTER passport control to one of the Duty Free Shops. They will then refund your VAT, minus their commission into your bank account.