Customs legislation

Bonaire, Saba, and Saint Eustatius together constitute Caribbean Netherlands and are special municipalities of the Netherlands. These special municipalities have independent customs legislation. This means that anyone who imports, exports, or transits goods on one of the islands will face customs formalities, irrespective of where these goods originate from.

This page contains references to the applicable laws, regulations, and information materials.


Douane- en Accijnswet BES
Uitvoeringsbesluit Douane- en Accijnswet BES
Uitvoeringsregeling Douane- en Accijnswet BES

Amendment to the act

Wijziging van Wet ter voorkoming van Witwassen en Financieren van Terrorisme BES