Buy more with SBER TAX FREE

An easy way to get up to 15% VAT refund when making purchases in Russia

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We make your shopping worthy, and help you save money when you buy clothing and jewelry, health and beauty products, electronics and much more all across the whole country

How does it work?

  • Up to 15%

    The refund that you will receive when making purchases with Sber Tax Free

  • Same day refund

    Get a refund on the same day we receive the voucher

  • All across Russia

    We work in all regions of the country

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How to purchase goods with us

  1. Purchase

    Ask for a Sber Tax Free voucher in the store when paying for purchases.

  2. Validation

    Get a customs confirmation before leaving the departure point.

  3. Refund

    Provide the voucher and get a refund in cash or to your bank card.

Frequently asked questions

  • You can use Sber Tax Free system and get VAT compensation if you:

    • 1. Spent at least 10,000 rubles (including taxes) on the purchase of Goods in one retail store within one calendar day (the list of stores is available on the website).

      You can get a Tax Free Voucher at a retail store or at a Voucher Processing Point when you provide:

      1. - your passport – the passport of a foreign citizen issued by an authority of a foreign state (except EEU states Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan)
      2. - cash receipts for the purchased products in one retail store within one calendar day.
    • 2. Exported the purchased Goods outside the Eurasian Economic Union within three months from the date of their purchase in a retail store through a Checkpoint with a customs authority stamp on the Tax Free Voucher.

    See the pages below for more information:

    CheckpointsVAT compensation procedure
    • The purchase amount must be at least 10 thousand rubles (including tax) when purchasing goods within one calendar day in one retail organization (retail store).

    • VAT compensation is made only in rubles (in the currency of the Russian Federation).

      When transferring the amount of VAT compensation to a bank card – the refund is converted into the currency of the bank card in accordance with the procedure established by the bank in which the bank card was issued.

      When paying VAT compensation in cash at a Cash Point — it's possible to convert the amount received into a foreign currency (provided that this possibility is confirmed at the Cash Point).

    • The amount of VAT compensated to a foreign citizen is defined as the amount of tax calculated by a retail store when selling goods to a foreign citizen in accordance with the legislation of Russia, minus the cost of the service for compensating the tax amount.

    • You can apply for VAT compensation within one year from the date you purchased the goods in a retail store, provided that the goods are exported outside the Eurasian Economic Union within three months from the date of their purchase (except for the export of goods through the territories of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union) through Checkpoints.

    • VAT is not compensated when purchasing excisable goods (alcohol and tobacco products, fuel, motor oils, etc.), as well as other goods established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

    • For VAT compensation, you must provide:

      • 1. the passport of a foreign citizen issued by an authorized body of a foreign state which is not a member state of the Eurasian Economic Union, according to which the foreign citizen entered the territory of Russia;
      • 2. the original Tax Free Voucher with a customs authority stamp (stamped at the Checkpoint), confirming the fact that the Goods were exported from the territory of Russia outside the Eurasian Economic Union (with the exception of goods exported through the territories of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union).

      Important: when sending a Tax Free Voucher with a customs authority stamp through a Container, be sure to indicate in it the number of your bank card to which you would like the VAT Compensation transferred.

      See the pages below for more information:

      VAT compensation procedure
    • A Tax Free Voucher is drawn up in one copy on paper on the basis of one or more cash receipts issued during one calendar day in one retail store.