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How to Benefit from the tax rebate ?

For all customers resident in a non member state of the European Union or in a Third State*, Precision Ski, you can take advantage of the sale without tax. This process is to deduct the value added tax (VAT) in the price of goods purchased in France.

*Third state : New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna, Saint -Pierre-and-Miquelon, Terres australes and arctic French, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy).


The tax rebate applies to all tourists residing in non-member countries of the European Union and passage-way to France. It consists of an exemption of VAT on the price of goods purchased in France.


To take advantage of the tax rebate, it is necessary to meet several criteria :

  • be a resident of a country not member of the EU

  • be of passage in France for less than 6 months

  • be aged 16 years and over

  • report in person on goods purchased in France in your country of residence


During the purchase, the customer must request the bill of sale to export previously signed by Precision Ski.

When the customer leaves France, two possibilities :

  • Visa manual : the customer returns to Precision Ski its slip stamped by the customs

  • Electronic Visa : the customer goes to an interactive terminal PABLO with his papers, his id, and his ticket as well as its schedule given by Precision Ski. The export operation is validated instantly, and the client did not return his slip validated by the customs.

Located in the vicinity of a customs service, the terminal PABLO allow passengers to electronically validate their purchases, and the process of tax refund.

Attention, you must follow this procedure before the end of the 3rd month following the month of purchase.


  • Item sold at retail

  • Article tourism-related and non-commercial

  • Any benefit of a service is excluded (tobacco, weapons, ammunition, cultural property, and petroleum products)

The customer shall not exceed 15 units of the same item. In addition, the purchases must be made on the same day from the same merchant. The total amount of purchases including VAT (all taxes included) must be greater than 175 euros.


If, for any reason, you were unable to complete the formalities to receive the tax refund prior to your departure, you can still get the exemption.

For this, you simply :

  • either get a receipt from the customs services of your country of residence,

  • either you submit to the embassy of France provided in the form of remission of tax, as well as your goods.

The client must contact the customs service within 6 months from the date of purchase of the goods. Please bring with you a copy of your proof of identity, a receipt issued by the customs service of your country of residence and a letter explaining the reasons for non-compliance with the formalities in order to benefit from the tax refund.