Cosmetic Surgery Tax Refund
From April 1, 2016
Foreign patients who receive cosmetic surgery in Korea can receive Tax Refund.
Further information is as follows.
◾ Double Eye-lid, Rhinoplasty, Breast Surgery(reduction/augmentation), Liposuction, Face Lift, Facial bone contouring, Teeth Whitening, Laminate, Gingivoplasty, Orthognathic surgery
◾ Nevus pigmentosus, Freckles, Lentigo, Chloasma, Pimple, Hair removal, Hair loss, Hair transplantation, Tattoo, Tattoo removal, Piercing, Lipolysis, Skin regeneration, Skin Whitening, Anti-aging, Pore tightening
◈ Refund Procedure
|Treatment and Issue of certificate of selling medical service for overseas patients||→||Submit a certificate of selling medical service for overseas patients at refund point(airport, port, downtown)||→||V.A.T. Refund|
◾ You may submit the “Certificate of selling medical service for overseas atient ” issued after treatment to the operator of a refund point by any of the methods shown below.
① Refund at airport(port) of departure
ⅰ) Airport(port) with refund point in the bonded zone : Submit to refund counter or KIOSK
ⅱ) AIrport(port) with no refund counter(Muan·Yangyang·Daegu airport and Pyeongtaek
- Jeju port, etc.): Put the certificate of selling medical service for overseas patient into mailbox next to customs with Consent to collection, usage and disclosure of personal information
② Downtown refund
Total medical expenses less than 2 mil. won: Submit the certificate of selling medical service for overseas patient and Consent to collection, usage and disclosure of personal information. In such case, refund counter operator may request a guarantee
◾ Patients could receive a V.A.T. refund only if depart Republic of Korea within 3 months after receiving medical treatment.
◈ Refund Amount: 10% of the medical expenses eligible for V.A.T. refund after transaction fees are deducted
◈ If medical institution refuse to refund the V.A.T. or you have other questions, please contact to Medical Korea Information Center (1577-7129)
In Evita Clinic..
10% VAT will be added such as liposuction, Breast Surgery, Eye & Nose Surgery, Botulinum toxin, Filler.. (Cosmetic Procedure)
But, Not in Gynecomastia, Varicose vein, Hyperhidrosis, etc.,
It does not include VAT.