Vatfree.com
The Netherlands 🇳🇱 /

Standard VAT rate: 21%

Low VAT rate: 9% on food and drink, agricultural products and services, medicines, books, daily newspapers and magazines.

Minimum spend amount: EUR 50 in the same store on the same day

Time limit to export: before the end of the 3rd month, after the month of purchase


Ask in the store: A normal receipt, invoice, Tax-Free receipt or Tax-Free form showing your name, non-EU address and passport number, details from the store, products, purchase and VAT amount. If the store can't provide this, you can print a standard tax-free form yourself. 


Required for Dutch Customs: 

Tip: In The Netherlands, Customs needs to see a purchase document from the store which shows your name, non-EU address and passport number, details from the store, products, purchase and VAT amount. This can be a normal receipt, invoice, Tax-Free receipt or Tax-Free form. If the store can't provide this, you can print a standard tax-free form yourself.