VAT Reclaim

The French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain offers you a VAT reclaim service for your expenses incurred during trips to France, in partnership with CCI France International.

Which expenses?

  • Trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, seminars, events: booth rental, venue rental or purchase, furniture rental or purchase, decoration, flowers, hostesses, interpreters, phone, electricity, transportation of goods or machinery...
  • Restaurants, caterers (food and beverages) Diesel fuel (80% of VAT is reclaimable)
  • Furniture rental
  • Commercial vehicle rental
  • Intangible services: advertising, legal services, IT services

How is your refund processed?

  • The amount of reclaimed VAT is reimbursed within 1 to 3 months via bank transfer, with our commission deducted (between 6% and 10% of the reclaimed VAT)


  • The French administration must receive the complete documentation no later than June 30 of the year following the invoice date

Deadline for submitting the documents to CCI France International: June 15 of year N+1 (year n = year of the issued invoice). No additional time is granted.

For more information contact:

Irene ENGELHARDT-REGNIER Head of Business Services
+44 (0) 2 07 092 6606 iregnier(@)
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