What are the eligibility criteria for tourists to claim refunds?
To claim a VAT refund:
- The supply of goods must be made during the tourist’s stay in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
- The goods must have been purchased for personal use.
- The goods must be supplied by an authorised supplier (the NBR will issue a list of suppliers authorised to implement the refund scheme).
- The tourist must leave the Kingdom of Bahrain within 2 months from the date of supply of the goods they have purchased.