VAT Tax Refund
If you live outside the EU, you can claim back the sales tax (VAT)
on any purchases made in the European Union.
Non-EU resident, 16 or over can obtain under certain condition a refund of the VAT paid on the goods purchased during their stay :
• Transport the goods back to your country of residence by yourself
Allow extra time at the airport to complete the VAT reclaim process.
Please ensure the Tax Free form is completed before arrival and ensure you have the items with you for inspection.
Where to claim Tax Refund at CDG ?
When you get to the airport, take your receipt and form to the Travelex counters or the French Customs desk.
French Customs (Douane)
CDGVAL Level, Hall 6
Departures Level, Exit 8
Arrivals Level, Exit 10
Departures, after passport control
Tax refund self-service kiosks
In case you have a Tax Free Form displaying Pablo logo, go to the Pablo kiosk next to the Customs desk and scan your form :
1- Select your language
2- Scan the bar code on your form
3- Obtain Customs approval !
A green screen will appear with the message ″OK, form valid″.