Dear Neha, The tax back refund process in Paris can take …

Comment on Understanding the Tax Refund Service in France and Galeries Lafayette new Self Service Tax Back Refund Machines by Diane.

Dear Neha,

The tax back refund process in Paris can take up to 3 Months, and sometimes even longer depending on if it’s busy season.

Did you drop your form in the box at the airport?

I hope that answers your questions in regards to the tax refund process in Paris.

Best,
Diane

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Understanding the Tax Refund Service in France and Galeries Lafayette new Self Service Tax Back Refund Machines
Dear Veronica,

The tax refund process in Paris can be quite confusing. When the refund was declined it adds extra time to the refund process. This is why I always tell everyone it could take up to 3 months. (I’ve even had things take a little longer since I came during the busy season) If you’re anything like me, I hate waiting for my refund, but definitely be patient and it will happen.

hope that helps and provides you with a little more information on the tax refund policy in France!

Kind Regards,
Diane


Understanding the Tax Refund Service in France and Galeries Lafayette new Self Service Tax Back Refund Machines
Dear Kang,

Thank you for your message regarding understanding the tax back process in Paris. You should bring it back to China, and then find out where you mail it to in China. Each country will have a different location to mail it to.

I hope that helps.

Best,
Diane


Understanding the Tax Refund Service in France and Galeries Lafayette new Self Service Tax Back Refund Machines
Dear Ray,

Great question, if you opt in for the refund in cash they will provide it to you immediately, then you will still need to drop it off at the airport before you leave the EU. There should be a stand / booth at the Brussels airports where you will scan the paper and then drop it in the box. I would recommend googling the exact location of where it’s located in the airport before you arrive.

I hope that helps!
Kind Regards,
Diane


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