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During the winter season, 18 airlines will operate flights to 76 destinations; among them is Laudamotion Austrian low-cost airport, which will start its service from Riga Airport to the Austrian capital of Vienna and will offer four flights weekly.


Banks, Currency Exchange and VAT Refund (Tax Refund)

 Banks and Currency Exchange

"Eurex Capital" currency exchange office is located in the passenger zone at arrivals sector "E" and "C" and also at departures sector "E" and "C".
Working hours: adapted to the fight schedule.

"Exchange Express” – currency exchange

Location: Arrival sector E

Working hours: 09:00-00:00

P: (+371) 27090012

 VAT Refund at RIGA International Airport (Tax Refund)


If your permanent home state is outside the European Union (EU) and your destination is also outside the EU, you are entitled to a refund of the Value Added Tax (VAT) for the goods purchased at Riga International Airport. You only have to present your Global Blue Tax Free Cheque together with the purchase receipt.Before leaving Riga International Airport (the Airport), the cheque, as well as the purchased goods must be declared to an officer of the Customs of the Republic of Latvia (the Customs) who will check them and mark the purchase receipt.

If you intend to put the purchased goods in the registered luggage, before the luggage is dropped off, inform the agent servicing your flight’s check-in desk  that you need to formalise the VAT refund.

To settle customs formalities, departing passengers should go to the customs office in the departures hall before dropping off their hold baggage and before security check.

Customs officers will assist in the following cases:

1) Passenger’s TAX FREE goods are in carry-on baggage;
2) Passenger’s TAX FREE goods are in hold baggage;
3) Passenger needs to meet a customs representative.

Should you have any questions regarding the above information, do not hesitate to turn to the Information Desk of Riga International Airport terminal on the 2nd floor or call the Airport Enquiry Service on 1817 or (+371) 29311817 for callers from abroad.


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