TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS

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TOURIST is entitled to the refund of VAT paid on goods purchased on the territory of the Republic of Poland or another Member State, then exported untouched from the European Union in TOURIST’S personal luggage – Art. 126, par. 1 of the Act on tax on goods and services of 11 March 2004, No. 54 of 2004, item. 535. with amendments.

Tax Free

Main rules of the VAT refund for TOURIST, who bought the goods from the store of CONSITE Sp. z o.o., Plantowa Str. 5, 05-830 Nadarzyn, Poland or online shop www.coffeesite.pl

Entitled person to a VAT refund:

  1. TOURIST is a natural person who has no permanent residence on the territory of the European Union.
  2. TOURIST is entitled to a refund of the VAT paid for the goods purchased in the territory of the Republic of Poland or another Member State.
  3. Goods must be exported untouched from the European Union in TOURIST’S personal hand luggage.
  4. Export of the goods must be confirmed by an officer of the Customs Office on the border of the European Union.
  5. The minimum amount of the total value of purchases including taxes on goods and services for which the tourist may claim a tax refund on goods and services paid on the purchase of the goods is 300 zł - Regulation of the Minister of Finance of 1 April 2016 (OJ No. of 2016, item 500).
  6. Purchased goods must be exported from the European Union territory no later than on the last day of the third month following the month in which the purchase was made.

Purchases in Consite Sp. z o.o. store, Planotwa Str. 5, 05-830 Nadarzyn, Poland

  1. Inform the SELLER that he is obligated to draw up a document TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS.
  2. Show the SELLER your passport and identity card with the address of permanent residence (it must be located outside the European Union).
  3. Inform the SELLER how you want to receive a refund of the VAT (refund may be made by cash or bank transfer).
  4. If you prefer VAT return by bank transfer, please inform the SELLER about your bank name and address, IBAN bank account number and SWIFT.

Purchases by online shop www.coffeesite.pl

In the case of ordering goods by online shop www.coffeesite.pl inform the SELLER about the necessity of the Tax Free document. Use the field: "INFORMATION FROM CUSTOMER" in the order form.

Personal collection from the store of CONSITE Sp. z o.o., Plantowa Str. 5, 05-830 Nadarzyn, Poland.

  1. Inform the SELLER that he is obligated to draw up a document TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS.
  2. Show the SELLER your passport and identity card with the address of permanent residence (it must be located outside the European Union).
  3. Inform the SELLER how you want to receive a refund of the VAT (refund may be made by cash or bank transfer).
  4. If you prefer VAT return by bank transfer, please inform the SELLER about your bank name and address, IBAN bank account number and SWIFT.

WARNING!!! We do not send the ordered goods outside the Polish border. It is possible to deliver the goods at the agreed place on Polish territory only after receiving 100% advance payment to our account for the ordered goods. The date and the place must be agreed separately in writing form.

Confirmation of export of the goods:

  1. Leaving the European Union report to the customs officer, and show him the following documents: * document confirming the place of residence outside the border of the European Union; * document TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS including original cash register receipt; and, * show a customs officer goods purchased and ask him for stamping TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document.
  2. Please check, if TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document has the following stamps:
    „VAT – ZWROT”
    „Polska – Cło“
  3. In case of discrepancies between the declared goods and the goods actually exported (for instance the lack of the goods) TOURIST will be subject to criminal liability.

WARNING!!! Missing one of the Stamp: „VAT – ZWROT” or „Polska – Cło“ or both of them on the TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document means no possibility of obtaining VAT refunds. If the original cash register receipt, which is integral part of the TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document is missing it means no possibility of obtaining VAT refunds.

VAT refund:

  1. If you want to receive the refund in cash please visit our head office in Nadarzyn 05-830, Plantowa Str. 5, Poland.
  2. Provide the SELLER confirmed by a customs officer, complete (with the original cash register receipt) TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document and show the SELLER identity document (passport) to confirm that the data from the document with the data contained in the TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document are the same.
  3. If at the time of purchase selected VAT refund to the bank account you can upload complete (with the original cash register receipt) confirmed by a customs officer TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document to the address of our head office Consite Sp. z o.o., Plantowa Str. 5, 05-830 Nadarzyn, Poland.
  4. Refund of VAT indicated by the TOURIST”S bank account will be made within 7 working days from the date of receipt by CONSITE Sp. o.o. complete (with the original cash register receipt), confirmed by a customs officer TAX FREE FOR TOURISTS document.
  5. The VAT refund is made only in Polish Zloty (PLN). The company Consite Sp. z o.o. is not responsible for any additional fees or commissions charged by the TOURIST’s bank in connection with the transfer to a bank account in TOURIST’S country.
  6. To obtain a refund of VAT, TOURIST must provide SELLER with the document confirming exportation of goods outside the European Union not later than before the expiry of 10 months from the end of the month in which the goods were supplied
  7. The basic VAT rate in Poland is 23%. Seller does not charge any commission on the value of the returned VAT.
  8. Border crossings located on Polish territory are equipped with a system "VAT refund for Travelers." Each Tax Free sales made by Consite Sp. z o.o. is recorded in the system of the Customs Office www.granica.gov.pl/TaxFree
  9. TOURIST which has TAX FREE documents previously entered into the System by the SELLER may, at the border customs department choose the belt severance marked as "TAX FREE e-service only". Service time travel is reduced to a minimum.