Tax Refund
What is Tax Refund?
Downtown Tax Refund Counter
Tax Refund Counter(Airport/Port)
What is Tax Refund?
TAX REFUND
Tax Refund Service is a scheme that enalbe foreign tourist to get VAT refund when they departure to home country by holding goods puarchased and not used during stay.
PROCESS
Step 01
Shopping
Step 02
Customs Stamp
Step 03
Tax Refunding
Step 04
Departure
Differences from Duty Free
Category TAX REFUND DUTY FREE
Differences at the time of departure(tax free) at the time of purchase(duty free)
Tax not included price Tax-included price
refunded tax after purchasing deducted tax before purchasing
TAX REFUND(FREE) SHOP DUTY FREE SHOP
All distributor is available Only DUTY FREE SHOP
Commodity price structure Price = Sales Price + VAT Price = Sales Price
Regulation the special tax treatment control law Customs law
Regulations on special cases concerning value-added taxes and individual consumption taxes for foreign tourists. Etc.
How to shop tax free
Get your tax refund before departure (Airport/Port) At the airport or port, you can get your tax refunded at the tax refund counter and kiosk.
Downtown Tax Refund
You can get your tax refund at the downtown tax refund points or downtown kiosk.
Credit card deposit is necessary. (VISA, AMEX, JCB, MASTER)
The total amount of each tax free form must be over KRW 30,000 and below KRW 5,000,000.
Tourist who leave the country within one month from the date of purchase
Immidiate Tax Refund
Tax refund amount is deducted from the price immediately in store.
Passport holder(Tourist need an approval in korea customs service through the real-time confirmation of passport information and purchasing information)
Each amount per Tax Free Form must be below 300,000 KRW. Total amount per tourist must be below 1,000,000 KRW..
Transfer
You can get your tax refunded by selecting credit card or Alipay

Credit card deposit is necessary. (VISA, AMEX, JCB, MASTER)