International Visitors Receive Louisiana Tax-Free Shopping

International visitors are eligible for Tax Free Shopping while in Louisiana by following 3 simple steps.

1. They shop at participating stores: All stores within a shopping center/mall participate.
2. Present a photo ID at the time of purchase and ask for a “tax free voucher” from each store.
3. Bring your passport and Convention-ID badge along with the vouchers and sales receipts to a refund center.

Refunds given in cash at the following Tax Free Shopping Refund Centers:

  • The Downtown Refund Center is located in the Riverwalk on the second level (next to the Convention Center).
  • The Lakeside Refund Center is located inside of Macy’s. This refund center is in Jefferson Parish, which is 15 minutes away from downtown New Orleans.
  • The New Orleans International Airport Refund Center is located in the main lobby of the New Orleans International Airport, by Concourse C.

To learn more about the program, please visit www.louisianataxfree.com.