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Situated in Northwestern Europe, The Netherlands (Holland) are known for their flat landscape of canals, cycling routes, tulip fields, and windmills. The capital, Amsterdam, is known as the "Venice of the North" and is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the famous Anne Frank House. Famous for its shipping port, the Netherlands is a gateway from the UK into the rest of the European continent. With a population of 17 million, it is one of the EU's more average-sized countries, but with a tourist population of over 14.9 million international tourists every year, the Netherlands is a highly popular destination.

Due to its strategic location within the European Union, it's easy to send parcels abroad to the Netherlands. However, before sending a parcel to the Netherlands, it is important to check out a number of things; what you're allowed to send, whether you need to deal with customs or not and how you should appropriately address your label. When you have peace of mind over these things, you can be rest assured your package arrives safely and at the speed you need it to. You can find out all of that information on this page. If you've got any further questions, then please do get in contact with us.


Do I need to deal with customs when using your parcel delivery service to The Netherlands?

Since the Netherlands are within the European Union, any parcels sent to there are subject to the same general regulations that apply across all of Europe. This means good news for you- you don’t need to fill out a customs declaration.

How much does it cost to send a parcel from the UK to The Netherlands?

This will depend on how you want to send your parcel. For instance, a small parcel can cost as little as £15, however, for additional services, there will be an additional cost. These services include parcel cover, signature tracking and drop-off delivery. Remember that no matter the contents and how valuable it is to you, we can find a way to deliver your parcel safe to its destination.

How should I address my parcel for delivery to The Netherlands?

The addressing system in the Netherlands isn't overly complicated, it's typical of modern European mailing. You can check out this guide by the Universal Postal Union to help.


How much will I save?

We offer an economy service as well as an express service to The Netherlands with options to dro your parcel off or have it collected with our door to door service. International shipping is easy with ParcelBroker.

Parcel Weight Parcelforce ParcelBroker Savings
5kg £35.20 +VAT £14.95 +VAT £20.25 Save 58%
10kg £43.20 +VAT £15.85 +VAT £27.35
Save 63%
20kg £54.20 +VAT £15.85 +VAT £38.35
Save 71%

Prohibited Items

What items can I send to The Netherlands?

When intending to send a parcel to the Netherlands, you should note down some items that are prohibited, including:

  • Laser pointers
  • Soil
  • Fish including fish products
  • Goods that infringe copyright
  • Seeds

The list is extensive, so it may be worth your while contacting the Dutch customs authority if you’re are unsure about particular items you would like to send. It's also a good idea to familiarise yourself with our prohibited items list in general for UK post.

If you need further information then please check out our FAQ page or if you can't find the answer there, contact us directly and we will be happy to assist you.