I am leaving the Netherlands

Leaving the Netherlands with money, products or animals without surprises?  
Examples of goods that may not simply be brought in / exported:

What cannot be imported and exported?

Please check with the local Customs of your transit and destination for the regulations.  
On the website of the World Customs Organization (in English and French) you will find links to websites of customs of many countries.

I live outside the European Union (EU)

Are you taking goods with you from the Netherlands and you do not live in the EU? You can reclaim the VAT you paid in the Netherlands.
Read more: Reclaiming VAT on export.

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