|Tourists shopping at a department store|
The immediate tax refund applies for purchases of less than 200,000 won, and is limited to a total value of 1,000,000 won per visit. The much-requested prompt tax refund system aims to reduce the waiting time to receive a tax refund, making tourists’ trips more pleasant and convenient.
Immediate tax refund system☞ Period: From January 1, 2016
☞ Notice: Passport must be presented to receive the tax refund.
☞ Immediate tax refund shops (Last updated July 7, 2016)
☞ Website: www.mosf.go.kr (Korean, English)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
*Courtesy of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance & the Ministry of Justice of Korea