Rebate of already paid VAT on newly bought items to private individuals is only allowed under the following conditions:

  • The minimum total purchase per shop per day must be at least €50.-
  • Owner must be a non-EU resident;
  • Date of export must be within 3 months after the date of purchase.

As a passenger.
Always ask for a Global Blue Tax Free Form in the store. For a fast and easy process, get your free Global Blue Card at your home address before arrival or at department store de Bijenkorf Amsterdam at the Tax Refund Lounge at the 4th floor, all your required personnel data will be printed on the Tax Free Form. When you present the Global Blue Card in the store, all your required personnel data will be printed on the Tax Free Form.

Before you check in, you need to present your Tax Free Forms, invoices, purchased goods, passport and flight ticket to customs for an export stamp, in departure hall 3 at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The Global Blue staff will assist you for all your questions. You will receive your refund (the amount on the Tax Free Form) in cash or direct on your credit card at the Global Blue Refund Office next to Customs. For more information please visit

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