There are VAT refund desks in the public area of International Departures (for use before check-in) and in the holding lounge of the OR Tambo International Airport. You need to have all invoices stamped by customs officials (in the public concourse of the same terminal) before proceeding to the VAT refund outlet.

For more information or details regarding VAT Refunds in South Africa please contact ACSA at the following:

ACSA Helpdesk Tel:
+27 11 921 6262
ACSA Head Office Tel:
+27 11 723 1400
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