Tourist stay

Dutch and US citizens 

European Dutch citizens, Dutch citizens from Curaçao, St. Maarten and Aruba and US citizens may freely enter Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba for up to 180 days every 365 days. If these Dutch citizens or US citizens want to work or do an internship, a maximum stay of 90 days per 365 days without a Declaration of Admittance by Law applies.

Other nationalities

Aliens can freely enter Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba for up to 90 days every 180 days. This means that no residence permit is required for that period. However, you must meet certain conditions, such as being able to show proof of return and a passport that is valid for your entire visit. The three-month period may be shortened by the officials at the border (KMar) depending on the purpose of your visit and your means of existence

In certain situations, aliens do require visas. For general questions about issuance of Caribbean visas (tourist or short stay for Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and for the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba)) you can contact the embassy or consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in your country.

For more information about visas see