Standard package countries
Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, European Union, Finland, Republic of Macedonia, Ghana, Greece, Holy See, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO), Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Mongolia, Nepal**, Nauru, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay***, PNG, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO), Tunisia*, UAE, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela.
Standard package also applies to the following countries headed by honorary consular officers:
Barbados, Bolivia, Cameroon, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Iceland, Jamaica, Kiribati, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Nepal, Samoa, Slovakia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia*, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
Missions and posts and privileged individuals
You can claim refunds of:
- GST, WET included in the price of all of the goods and services available under the ITCS
- GST and excise included in the price of alcohol (excluding wine), tobacco and fuel
- GST and LCT you paid on Australian manufactured or imported motor vehicles you purchased from vehicle dealers in Australia.
Administrative and technical (A&T) staff and consular employees
You can't make any claims except for the refund of GST and LCT included in the price of an Australian-manufactured vehicle you purchased within the first six months of your arrival in Australia.
* Standard package applies to Tunisia for the diplomatic mission and staff purposes only.
** Diplomatic staff of Nepal can make a claim for the refund of GST included in the price of an imported or Australian-manufactured vehicle they purchased within the first six months of their arrival in Australia. Members of family of the diplomatic staff can't claim the GST included in the purchase of an imported vehicle.
*** A&T staff (diplomatic staff) of Paraguay can only make a claim for the refund of GST and LCT included in the price of a motor vehicle they purchased within the first six months of their arrival in Australia. They can't claim refunds of GST included in the purchase of goods or services.
If you are a mission or post on the standard package, you can claim a refund for a variety of taxes.