Visa-free access for HKSAR passport holders to Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

2 August 2012

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has received confirmation from the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong that with immediate effect, HKSAR passport holders do not need a visa for visiting the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands which consist of Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands (which comprises the Dutch public bodies of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba). The visa-free period for Aruba is 30 days, while that for Curaçao, St Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands is three months.

Including Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands, 147 countries and territories have granted visa-free access or visa-on-arrival to HKSAR passport holders.