Netherlands Worldwide

How much alcohol can I take into the Netherlands?

If you are travelling to the Netherlands, or returning to the Netherlands after a trip abroad, you can take alcohol with you. You may have to pay tax. This depends on where you are travelling from and how much alcohol you take with you.

Information: The rules for travelling from European Union (EU) countries are different to those for non-EU countries. Check the list of EU countries and select your situation.

Choose your situation

Taking alcohol with you on the plane

If you are travelling by air, check the rules of the airport and airline as well. For examples, rules on liquids.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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