Foreign companies that have a registered EU VAT number can buy goods with a 0% VAT invoice.
Foreign tourists living in non-European Union countries have the right to a refund of value added tax (VAT) on purchases leaving Lithuania.
For foreign tourists, the total amount of purchases (including VAT) in the store must be at least 200 Euros;
When leaving an EU country, the VAT return declaration form (FR0420) must be approved by the customs authorities no later than 10 calendar days from the date of purchase of the goods.
The Tax Free Shopping service is not valid for sent goods.
How to recover VAT?
The Tax Free shopping service is provided only with the personal participation of the buyer.
The completed declaration form (FR0420) with customs stamps must be delivered to the seller. The declaration can be returned in person or by registered mail at Krokuvos str.45, Vilnius. LT-09305 "Meco dizainas UAB"
The refund amount includes VAT, less an administration fee of 5% of the refund amount.
The refund amount can be made by bank transfer to the specified account (bank fees are paid by the beneficiary) or in cash.
Note: A person resident in the European Union (EU) cannot use the VAT refund service within the EU.