Tourists  to the Kingdom of Bahrain may claim a refund on the VAT paid on purchases made within the country, in accordance with Article 89 of the executive regulations. VAT can be reclaimed at a dedicated desk located in Bahrain International Airport.
Payments may be refunded by cash or card through an integrated electronic system facilitated by the global payment operator, Planet.
Merchants opting to register for the scheme may do so by visiting Planet’s registration portal and providing the required details.
For further details regarding the tourist refund scheme you may visit Planet’s website.
 “Tourist” means any natural person (above 18 years old of age) who is not a resident in any of the Implementing States and who is not a crew member of a flight or aircraft leaving the Kingdom. Therefore, under the current rules, all GCC nationals are eligible for the scheme (exception being Bahraini citizens not residing outside of Bahrain)