VAT Reclaims – Switzerland



VAT Name :

VAT Number Format :


Claim Period : 1st of January to 31st December
Quarterly applications are permitted
Submission Deadline : 30th of June
Approximate Refund Time : Up to 6 months


Permitted Countries :
E.U., Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda Islands, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Monaco, North Macedonia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, U.S.A

Claimable Items :

  • Fuel
  • Vehicle Hire
  • Vehicle Costs
  • Road User Charges
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Subsistence
  • Admission Charges


  1. Application Form :
    Form 1222 (Link)
    Must be completed in German, French or Italian
  2. Invoice list :
    (Form 1223) Must be in CHF
  3. Original invoices :
    Copies and interim invoices not accepted
  4. Certificate of Taxable Status :
    The certificate must be original and issued within a year before the submission deadline. It must contain the name, address and official stamp of the authorising body, the name and trading/tax address of the claimant, the nature of the claimant’s business and the business/ tax number of the claimant.
  5. Customs clearance forms
  6. Signature :
    Director, president or authorized person


For applications which cover twelve months i.e. the claim period declared on the application form, the claim amount cannot be less than CHF 500.00.


Must send to a Fiscal Representative