Introduction to international relocation and Customs
Are you moving to the Netherlands? If so you are generally permitted to import removal goods without being liable for import duties. This is however subject to certain conditions. There is also a difference between moving to the Netherlands from an EU country or a non-EU country.
Are you moving from the Netherlands to another country? If so, there are certain rules that you have to observe.
What are removal goods and personal goods?
Removal goods and personal goods are goods intended for the personal use of you or your family. They are usually movable property such as (furniture and cupboards) and objects, vehicles for private use, household stocks for normal household use, small domestic animals and riding animals, portable instruments for practising a profession, and so on.
Goods designated for activities such as manufacturing, trading or service provision are not included in removal goods and