Oslo Airport Tax Refund at the Oslo Airport Gardermoen

Have you just visited Oslo and spent some time in Norway capital? We hope you had a great stay and wanted to remind you of the benefits of the Tax Refund at Oslo Airport.

You can get reimbursed the VAT on goods purchased in Norway in one of the shops affiliated with Global Blue or Tax Free Worldwide Norway AS, if you permanently live outside the Scandinavian countries Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Go Tax Free Shopping while in Oslo

Remember to go shopping when in Oslo, specially clothes and electronics are quite cheap if we take in consideration how expensive Norway is in general!

There are over 5000 shops all over the country that offer to the tourists and visitors Tax Free goods and products. Most of those shops do have a Tax Free logo at the window or close to the cash machine, but do not hesitate to ask if they offer the Tax Free checks.

The VAT in Norway is as high as 25% in most of the cases. That is 1/4 of the price in many cases, so do not hesitate to ask for the Tax Free check when ever the amount of the goods exceeds the total of 315 NOK. 

It is important to remember that the products should go out of the country and through the Tax Refund desk at Oslo Airport Gardermoen within 30 days from the purchase date.


Key points when shopping and applying for Tax refund

  • Ask for Tax Free Refunding checks when buying goods
  • Minimum amount for the checks is 315 NOK
  • The goods need to be brought out of Norway within 30 days from the purchase date
  • The money will be deposited in your Bank or Visa/Credit Card with in 4-6 weeks after the return trip from Norway


Prepare the VAT refund documents and goods you have purchased before the arrival at the Oslo Airport

Prepare and apply your name, the address and credit card number on the VAT tax refund check before arriving at the airport. Ticket, passport and goods will be checked and you will get the verification stamp at the Tax refund desk at Oslo Airport Gardermoen Servicesenter.

The Global Blue Tax refund counter

You will find the VAT refund desk in the departure hall, on the right side of the security checkpoint and before you pass the luggage control. If you have bought big items which will be checked in, head to the Tax Refund desk before you check them in.


Information – VAT refund Norway

Global Blue

Phone: +47 922 39 895
Mon – Fri: 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sat: from 05.00 to 19.00
Sun: 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tax Free Worldwide Norway AS

Mon – Fri: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sat: from 06.00 to 19.00
Sun: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Thanks for visiting Oslo!



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