A financially healthy Netherlands and a safe and secure Europe. That is what the Customs Administration of the Netherlands works to achieve. Customs officers stop unsafe and other undesirable goods at our part of the European Union's external border. We also contribute to a strong economy by combating unfair competition. For residents, businesses and in the national and international interest.
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Customs NL inSight
Customs NL inSight is the digital magazine for relations of the Customs Administration of the Netherlands. Go to the magazine.
Customs intercepts more and more drugs in the mail
31-01-2023 | 16:31
In 2022, Customs intercepted drugs in outgoing letter mail almost 27,000 times. That is much more than the 15,500 times Customs ...
Nanette van Schelven Government Manager 2022
24-11-2022 | 11:40
On November 22, Nanette van Schelven, Director-General of the Customs administration of the Netherlands (Customs), was crowned ...
Netherlands Customs hosted international conference on innovation
24-10-2022 | 18:03
From 18 to 20 October, the Customs Administration of the Netherlands hosted the WCO Technology Conference & Exhibition. This was ...