VAT Refund

Visitors entering the Kingdom on a tourist visa are entitled to a 7% VAT refund on goods purchased at registered retail outlets and Thailand duty free stores. The VAT refund may be claimed on a minimum total of purchases worth 5,000 baht from receipts totaling no less than 2,000 baht/receipt/day. After purchasing goods at a store, visitors must fill out VAT refund paperwork at the store, providing passport and travel information at that time. At the airport, paperwork must be presented to customs officers before passing through immigration at the VAT refund office; at Suvarnabhumi the VAT refund office is near the entrance to Domestic Departures. Visitors entering the Kingdom on a tourist visa are entitled to a 7% VAT refund on goods purchased at registered retail outlets and Thailand duty free stores. The VAT refund may be claimed on a minimum total of purchases worth 5,000 baht from receipts totaling no less than 2,000 baht/receipt/day. After purchasing goods at a store, visitors must fill out VAT refund paperwork at the store, providing passport and travel information at that time. At the airport, paperwork must be presented to customs officers before passing through immigration at the VAT refund office; at Suvarnabhumi the VAT refund office is near the entrance to Domestic Departures.