VAT Exempt on Wigs

Those who suffer from Alopecia or are receiving medical treatment that results in hair loss, such as; chemotherapy or radiotherapy, can be exempt from paying VAT on Wigs and Hairpiece purchases. This does not include accessories or aftercare products. We make it easy for you to declare* your exemption for VAT relief at the point of checkout for individuals and charities. For further information please call 01252 339450.

*You are liable for any false information on your declaration to HMRC


VAT is only applicable to most European countries. Therefore 20% VAT tax will be added to your order. You may be entitled to remove the VAT if you suffer from a hair loss condition or because of medical treatment.

VAT is 20% and you can claim the VAT back on your wig if you have, alopecia, receiving chemo therapy, if you are chronically sick or have a disabling condition. Contact us if you have any further questions or for some advice at

You can claim VAT refunds on wigs and qualifying hairpieces. You cannot claim back VAT on any accessories, after care products, scarves, turbans and caps.

VAT’s current rate is 20%. The amount of VAT that you have paid is charged at 20% on the price of your wig and it is this amount that will be refunded and not a 20% discount.

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