€10,000 or more worth in cash or securities
Are you bringing in €10,000 or more in cash or securities upon entering or leaving the European Union?
You have to file a declaration for liquid assets.
It does not matter whether you bring in cash or other securities (liquid assets).
You have a duty to report. You do not need to pay taxes.
You also have to declare the liquid assets if you are not the owner, but you transport these for somebody else.
Converting value into Euro
Liquid assets in foreign currency must be converted into euros.
What are liquid assets?
Liquid assets, how is that defined?
Declaring liquid assets
Are you bringing in €10,000 or more upon entering or leaving the European Union? If so, you must make a Customs declaration. It does not matter whether you bring in cash or other securities (liquid assets). You have a duty to report. You do not need to pay taxes.
When do you have something to declare?
Are you entering or leaving the EU with €10,000 or more in liquid assets? Please check with the Dutch Customs if you have to declare this.
When do you have nothing to declare?
You do not always have to declare liquid assets to the Dutch Customs. Read when you do not have to declare liquid assets.
Declaration of liquid assets for crew members, passengers and by shipping agents of ocean-going vessels
Are you taking €10,000 or more in cash and/or securities on board or ashore from an ocean-going vessel in the Netherlands? You can file a declaration yourself. You may, however, also have your shipowner's agent declare the liquid assets on your behalf.
Are you travelling with €10,000 or more in cash and securities and you want to know if you have to declare this and where? Please check the examples.
Background information on the reasons why you have to declare liquid assets.