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Passport for VAT refund

Dallas, Texas
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Passport for VAT refund

Will a copy of your passport work when you want the VAT documentation at the retail store? I know most seem to carry their passport with them but I would prefer to leave that in my hotel safe.

Chicago, Illinois
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1. Re: Passport for VAT refund

The thing is the store wants to sell stuff so we even managed it once with only our drivers license. Usually we have a copy of the passport. They really only need the number for the paperwork. Of course any particular clerk could insist on the real deal, but we have never not been able to use the copy.



Moscow, Russia
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2. Re: Passport for VAT refund

Hi, once on GL the clerk askede for a copy of the visa in addition to the pne of my passport. So now I carry both copies just in case.

Ottawa, Ontario
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3. Re: Passport for VAT refund

I carried only a copy of my passport with me when shopping last summer and had no problems at all.

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