Procedure for VAT refund in the Netherlands

You must take the goods outside the EU by the end of the 3rd month after the month of purchase. This scheme also applies to people who settle outside the EU before the end of the 3rd month after purchase. Within 2 months, send a completed EX-A document by email to info@troostwijkauctions.com, stating: your buyer number and the auction number. 


All export documents must be drawn up on behalf of the seller. This is NOT Troostwijk Veilingen B.V., but the company that is mentioned at the top of the invoice, the buyer.



Belgium VAT refund procedure

For Belgium, we must receive the following documents to proceed to VAT refund. All documents must contain the invoice number, the lots and a description of the lots.

1. EX (A), customs document, with stamp (manual or electronic) from the customs department.

2. The CMR

3. The Bill of Loading, when the goods are transported (by boat)

4. A packing list, a detailed list that describes the contents of the container or truck (including the lot numbers and description of the goods).

There must be a clear link between the CMR, the EX (A), the Bill of Lading and the packing list.


You then mail the documentation to info@troostwijk.be.


All export documents must be drawn up on behalf of the seller. This is NOT Troostwijk N.V., but the company that is mentioned at the top of your invoice., the buyer. 


You then mail the documentation to info@troostwijk.be.