ZappTax - Shop Tax-Free

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About this app

ZappTax is the first digital tax refund application approved by the tax and customs authorities in France, Belgium, and Spain. We've been operating since 2017.

More than 50.000 users trust ZappTax to get their VAT refunds for purchases in France, Belgium, and Spain. Here's why...


Reliability: ZappTax is the first digital tax-refund operator approved by the tax and customs authorities. We’ve been operating since 2017.

Usable everywhere: You can use ZappTax for tax-free shopping at ANY shop in France, Belgium and Spain, whether in-store or online.

No restrictions: With no minimum purchase per store and per day, you can shop with peace of mind!

Easy: Our 100% digital procedure happens entirely on your smartphone. Generate tax refund forms and get customs validation without messy paperwork.

Amazing value: You get your money fast — usually within 24 hours — using the refund method of your choice, and at the best rates in the business.

Great customer service: We offer 24/7 messaging and phone support if you have any questions or problems.


It’s simple!

Step 1: Download the app for free and complete your profile.

Step 2: Fill in the dates of your stay in the European Union.

Step 3: When shopping, ask the merchant for a “VAT invoice made out to ZappTax”. Photograph your invoices and upload them to the app or forward them by email to

Step 4: Shortly before you leave the EU, ZappTax will email you one or more tax refund forms showing all of your purchases.

Step 5: Validate your tax refund forms electronically at customs before leaving the EU by scanning the barcode on each form at a self-service kiosk (PABLO device in France and DIVA in Spain) or by presenting your passport to a customs agent in Belgium.

And that’s all! ZappTax will process your refund and pay you within 24 hours using the method of your choice.
Updated on
Jan 4, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Financial info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

What's new

In the new version of the app, on top of a few bug fixes, you will get:
• The automatic creation of your tax-free forms. Receive your refund forms (and barcodes) instantly after requesting them.
• A much faster validation of invoices. No more worries to submit your last-minute purchases.
• An optimized invoice submission process allowing you to automatically provide required information such as the serial numbers for electronic products (smartphone, laptops...).