Gift vouchers should be valid for 2 years

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2022

What changes?

Do you sell gift vouchers? The government wants to increase the period these are valid from 1 to 2 years. This will give consumers more time to use them.

The validity period of 2 years applies to all gift vouchers, no matter who bought them. It applies to (digital) vouchers that can be used to buy products in (online) shops as well as vouchers that can be used for an experience or activitiy.

For whom?

  • those who sell gift vouchers
  • companies that accept gift vouchers

When?

The act extending the minimum validity period for gift vouchers will enter into force on 1 January 2022.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO