Relocating to Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten

If you are a Dutch national and you want to relocate to Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten, or move there temporarily for work or an internship, you must meet certain conditions.

More information about relocating to Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba

If you were not born in Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten, you will need a Declaration of Automatic Admission (Verklaring Toelating van Rechtswege). You must also be able to support yourself financially.

Aruba

View the conditions for relocating to Aruba on the Aruba government website (information in Dutch).

Curaçao

View the conditions for relocating to Curaçao on the website of the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaçao.

St Maarten

View the conditions for relocating to St Maarten on the website of the Government of St Maarten.

Things to arrange before you leave the Netherlands

Find out what you need to arrange before you leave the Netherlands.

Relocating to the Netherlands

If you want to relocate to the Netherlands from Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten, you don't have to meet any conditions.