* You live outside the European Union normally and you are just visiting the UK for a short period.
* You are an European Union resident and you are planning to leave the EU for 12months or more.
* You are a non-European Union resident but you study or have a job in the UK and you are planning to leave the European Union for 12 months or more.
It is good to note that some goods are not entitled to VAT returns they include:
- Goods you made use of in the UK - Cars - Charges from services provided - Gold that weighs more than 125gram - Goods sent to another country for business transactions. These goods must be worth more than £600. - Goods that require an export license to transfer them out of the country - Gemstones (Unmounted) - Goods you purchased via the internet.
In order to be able to get your VAT refund you need to obtain a VAT 407 form f…