How do I get Global Blue form?
The governmental form can be obtained at the store/Customs or can be downloaded from the Internet.
How do I check the status of my VAT refund?
View Refund/ Demand Status
Login to e-Filing website with User ID, Password, Date of Birth / Date of Incorporation and Captcha. Go to My Account and click on “Refund/Demand Status”. Below details would be displayed. Mode of Payment is displayed.
How do I claim VAT back from Portugal?
Hand luggage: After security control, go to an e-Taxfree Portugal kiosk with your passport and boarding pass, together with the item and the tax-free form. Follow the instructions, and hopefully the kiosk will approve the VAT refund, showing you Code Green. Otherwise, Code Red means you have to go to Customs.
How do I submit tax-free to Global Blue?
Use the Global Blue mailbox located nearby most Customs offices, to mail your completed, stamped Tax Free Form and receipts back to Global Blue for a refund to your credit card. We recommend you add your email address to the Tax Free Form in case we need to contact you.
Can you get VAT refund after leaving Europe?
Can you get a VAT refund after leaving Europe? Yes, you have to leave Europe to claim your VAT refund. If you merely cross a border within the European Union, you won’t be eligible: the items have to leave the taxable area, not just the country where you purchased them, in order to count as an export.
How much is Global Blue service fee?
Although the full refund amount added up to 17 percent of the final purchase price (20 percent of the pre-tax price), Global Blue refunds only about 12 percent of the purchase price and pockets the difference as a “handling fee.” That difference amounts to roughly 30 percent of the refund amount.
How long does IT take to receive a VAT refund?
Repayments are usually made within 30 days of HMRC getting your VAT Return. Your repayment will go direct to your bank account if HMRC has your bank details. Otherwise HMRC will send you a cheque (also known as a ‘payable order’). You can change the details that HMRC uses to make your repayment.
How long does IT take for Global Blue refund?
Global Blue paid the refund amount to your nominated credit card in advance with the condition of receiving your completed and stamped Tax Free from (with an original receipt) by our Processing Centre within 21 days (Visa/MasterCard/Amex/Alipay) / 15 days (Unionpay) from the date of refund.