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by pieter_jan_v

When you are returning from a country outside the European Union, you will be subject to the Dutch import regulations. So make sure that you do not bring back too much, in particular liquor and tobacco articles. Every person of 17 and older is allowed to import into the Netherlands:

200 cigarettes or 250 grammes of tobacco (shag or pipe tobacco) or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars.

1 liter of liquor or 2 liters of sparkling wine or liqueur wines such as sherry or port.

2 liters of non-sparkling wine.

50 grammes of perfume and 0.25 liters of eau de toilette.

500 grammes coffee or 200 grammes coffee extracts or coffee essence.

100 grammes tea or 40 grammes tea extracts or tea essence.
If you are importing more than these maximum quantities, you will have to pay VAT on this and possibly also taxes and import duties.

You can import articles with a value less than Euro 175,00 from outside the European Union free of Import- and Value added taxes.

For further information you can contact the Customs Tax Line.

Phone: +31-45-57331
Website: http://www.douane.nl/particulier/reizigersbagage.html

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  • Updated Mar 4, 2006
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