Tax Refund

TAX REFUND

 

Foreign visitors and departing Mauritians can enjoy savings up to 15% when they shop across the island in over 1000 registered stores.

Foreign visitors can claim the VAT/Duty Paid on their purchases made in registered shops displaying the logos  and 
 

Immediate cash refunds in Euro (EUR), British Pound (GBP), US Dollar (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR) can be obtained at the time of departure.

Cruise ship visitors should inquire with their Captain whether Tax Refund facilities will be provided on departure from Mauritius.

 

 

CLAIM YOUR TAX REFUND

3 steps to claim your VAT Refund

WHERE TO SHOP?

Shop at stores displaying the Tax Refund logo and ask for a VAT PAID SUPPLIES TO VISITORS Sales Receipt or DF5 invoice when your purchases total a minimum of MUR2,300 (VAT included) per store. Check that your passport and departure details (flight or sea voyage) have been properly entered on your sales receipt.

 

CUSTOMS
 

Air travel

On arriving at the SSR International Airport and before checking-in on your departure flight, get your sales receipts approved at the MRA Customs Counter in the check-in hall.

Cruise ships

The refund procedure for cruise ships depends on the individual arrangements made between the ship’s captain and the relevant Mauritian authorities at the point of calling.
 

HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR REFUND?
 

After going through passport and security control, go to the MCCI Tax Refund Counter in the main departure lounge and present your approved VAT PAID SUPPLIES TO VISITORS Sales receipts or DF5 invoice to collect your refund.

 

 

TAX FREE    

Foreign visitors may also make VAT/Duty Free purchases for goods meant for hand luggage in registered shops displaying the above logos.

At the time of purchase, the passport and ticket are shown to confirm the eligibility for VAT/duty free purchase. The foreign visitors should ensure that their name, passport number and flight details are properly input on the VAT Free sales receipt/ DF4 invoice.

At the airport, after the passport and security control, the purchased goods can be collected at the MCCI Tax Refund Counter on presentation of the VAT Free sales receipt/ DF4 invoice.

The procedure for cruise ships depends on the individual arrangements made between the ship’s captain and the relevant Mauritian authorities at the point of calling.

 

DEPARTING MAURITIANS

Departing Mauritians are now entitled to purchase tax free goods in nearly 200 registered stores displaying the logos, and .

Purchases can be made without the payment of any VAT/DUTY at the stores displaying the above logos and goods will only be handed over after immigration at the MCCI Tax Refund Counter at the airport by producing the sales receipt issued by the registered stores.

At the time of purchase, the passport and ticket are shown to confirm the eligibility for tax free purchase.  The departing Mauritians should ensure that their name, passport number and flight details are correctly input on the VAT Free receipt/DF4 invoice.

At the airport, after the passport and security control, the purchased goods can be collected at the MCCI Tax Refund Counter on presentation of the VAT Free receipt/DF4 invoice.

 

For more details, visit www.taxfreeshopping.mu