For faster tracking of your Tax Free shopping refund, download our app. Or enter your Tax Free form details below. Do not include any spaces or hyphens - just the numbers and letters only.

 

If you have a query about your tax refund progress, please click here.

 

For Tax Free shopping in the United Arab Emirates, please visit the dedicated UAE website by clicking here.

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Each of our Tax Free forms has a unique number - you can usually find it at the top of your form.

 

If you need further help, please use the links below:

 

We're waiting to receive your stamped Tax Free form.

 

We will update your tax refund status once we receive it.

 

If you have queries on the refund status, please provide the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

We're processing your tax refund.

 

If you selected one of the following refund methods, please allow 30 days to receive your refund:

 

  • Credit card
  • Alipay
  • Cheque
  • Bank transfer
  • Ctrip Pass

 

If you do not receive the amount after 30 days, or have any other queries, please contact our customer services team by providing the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.

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We're having difficulty processing your Tax Free form - please provide the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.



Tax Refund Customer Services

Your refund has been paid!

 

If you selected one of the following refund methods, refunds can take up to 3-5 days to appear on account statements:

 

  • Credit card
  • Alipay
  • Cheque
  • Bank transfer
  • Ctrip Pass

 

If you have queries on the refund status, please provide the details from your Tax Free form(s) on this Tax Free enquiry page.


If you have not been paid after 5 days, please email us at


Finland

24% VAT rate

Standard VAT 24%; food (excluding live animals) and some agricultural supplies 14%.; pharmaceutical products and books 10%. Actual tax refund value subject to amount spent and Terms and Conditions. Tax Free refund of a stamped form is valid for 2 years; e-invoice validity depends on the store.

  • Shoppers eligible for Vat / Sales Tax Refund:
    Non-EU residents, excluding Norway
  • Currency:
    Euro
  • VAT rate:
    24%
  • Minimum spend:
    40 Euros on the same day and in the same store
  • Time limit for customs approval:
    When leaving the EU from Finland - instant electronic approval; When leaving via any other EU country - to be obtained within three months after the month of purchase

Leaving the EU from Finland

If you are purchasing goods in Finland for personal export and you are leaving the EU from Finland, you need to present your passport and receipts to claim your Tax Free shopping refund at the Planet refund point at either Helsinki Airport, Helsinki West Harbour, Allegro or Tolstoi trains (to Russia), Imatra, Vaalimaa or Nuijamaa border road crossings. Be prepared to present the goods if needed.

Leaving the EU from any other member country

If you are purchasing goods in Finland, but you are planning to leave the EU via another member country, you will need to fill in required fields on your tax free receipt and get a customs stamp at your point of departure. You can get your refund at any Planet desk or via MyAccount*. (*Only Finnish tax free forms can be refunded via MyAccount.)

Important:

Please ensure your goods are unused, packed and sealed.

Choose how to get your refund

If you are leaving the EU from Finland, you can get electronic Customs approval and an instant refund at any of the Planet desks located at the main border crossings.

 

There are small differences in how you can get your refund, which depends on whether you are departing Finland by road, air or rail.

 

All our refund points as well as the process for obtaining your refund is detailed below.

Helsinki International Airport, Landside

  • Before check-in go to the Planet refund point at the main departure hall in terminal T2.
  • Present receipts, passport and goods.
  • Our personnel will assist you with your tax refund process.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.

Helsinki International Airport, Airside Non-Schengen

  • Visit Planet refund point in terminal T2, Non-Schengen, right after passport control.
  • Present your passport, boarding pass and stamped receipts. If your receipts are not stamped, you should present the goods.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.

Helsinki West Port (Lansiterminaali)

  • Go to Planet refund desk at the departure hall T1 on the 2nd floor.
  • Present your receipts, passport and goods.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.

Vaalimaa, Nuijamaa and Imatra Border Crossings

  • Go to the Planet refund point at the border crossing.
  • Select the receipts for export validation and present your passport.
  • Prepare to present your goods for inspection if requested.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.

Iso-Kristiina Shopping Mall, Lappeenranta

  • Get your refund during your next visit to Finland (Post-departure refund service).
  • Present export validated receipts and your passport.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.

Allegro and Tolstoi Trains to Russia

  • Our staff will visit you in your seat.
  • Select the receipts for export validation and present your passport.
  • Prepare to present your goods for inspection if requested.
  • Get your refund in cash or to your credit card.*

*Planet personnel is working on the route Helsinki-Vainikkala-Helsinki. If you enter the train in Vainikkala, please get physical customs stamp on your receipts. You can get your refund during next visit or via MyAccount.

Please note Finnish Customs will only stamp Planet receipts if our office is closed or unavailable at the border point.

 

If you do not claim your refund you can do so online or the next time you visit one of our Finnish refund points.

Departing The EU from outside Finland

If you continue your travel and depart the EU from another country than Finland, you must:

  • Fill in the required fields on your Tax Free receipt.
  • Get a customs stamp at the last EU destination.
  • Get your refund at any Planet desk or via MyAccount.
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