VAT registered businesses in Bahrain can now register for tourist refund services

The National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) has announced businesses that are VAT registered and who provide goods that are eligible for VAT refunds can register with accredited service provider, Planet – Bahrain branch, for tourist refund services. Tourists are able to request a refund for the VAT paid on goods purchased during their stay in Bahrain as long as the goods are for personal use when leaving Bahrain. Businesses can register through Planet’s online portal and submit the required documents.