An easy way to get up to 15% VAT refund when making purchases in Russia
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The refund that you will receive when making purchases with Sber Tax Free
Get a refund on the same day we receive the voucher
We work in all regions of the country
Is Sber Tax Free system available to me?
You can use Sber Tax Free system and get VAT compensation if you:
You can get a Tax Free Voucher at a retail store or at a Voucher Processing Point when you provide:
See the pages below for more information:CheckpointsVAT compensation procedure
What is the minimum purchase amount to qualify for tax refund?
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).
In what currency is the VAT refunded?
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).
How is the amount of VAT compensation determined?
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.
How long can I apply for VAT compensation?
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.
Purchases that are not applicable for VAT compensation?
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.
Documents requied for VAT compensation?
For VAT compensation, you must provide:
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
How many copies of Tax Free Vouchers do I need to get?
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.