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VAT refunds for non-Colombian

In accordance with Decree No. 2925 of 2008, the Colombian National Directorate of Taxes and Customs (DIAN) will refund 100% of the VAT sales tax levied on foreign tourists visiting the country on their purchases of taxable goods in Colombia.

Items which will have VAT refunded are:

confecciones Calzado Perfumes




Marroquinería Disco compacto Artesanias

Leather goods

Compact disks

Arts and Crafts

Licores Alimentos Juqueteria


Food for human consumption


Esmeraldas Joyeria  


Colombian artisan jewelry


For further information see the tourist VAT refund information document. (Available in Spanish only).