Relocating to Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba

If you are a Dutch national and you want to relocate to Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba for more than six months, you must meet certain conditions.

More information about relocating to Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten

If you want to relocate to Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba for more than six months, you will need a Declaration of Automatic Admission (Verklaring Toelating van Rechtswege). To obtain this declaration you must prove that you have a place to live and enough money to support yourself. You will also need a certificate of conduct covering the past five years.

More information (in Dutch) about the Declaration of Automatic Admission and the application form itself are available on the website of the National Office for the Caribbean Netherlands.

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 Bonaire, St Eustatius or Saba, you don't have to meet any conditions.