Sep 15

One-time compensation for taxi, tour and car rental companies

Dear entrepreneur,

The Bonairean island government announces an additional support measure for tourism transport companies. The support consists of a one-time compensation towards the cost of motor vehicle tax for all taxis, (on-road) tour companies and car rental companies registered at the Bonaire Chamber of Commerce. This is a compensation amount of $100 for each vehicle that the taxi driver, tour company or car rental company has registered under his company.

This one-time compensation can be granted under the following conditions:

  • You are registered and live on Bonaire;
  • You can demonstrate that the establishment date of your company on Bonaire is before March 1, 2020;
  • You paid your motor vehicle tax in full for 2020;
  • Your company is registered at the Bonaire Chamber of Commerce;
  • Taxi company: you are the main driver and you are the person responsible for the license and have the latest valid decree to demonstrate this;
  • Car rental company: you must have proof of payment of the car rental tax for the last 3 months;
  • The compensation is applied for a registered vehicle or registered vehicles of the company that appears in the registration system of the Public Entity of Bonaire;

This support measure can be applied for until 10 october 2021. This can be done by downloading the application form from, filling it in, scanning it and sending the completed form together with the requested proof and attachments by e-mail to It can also be delivered in person from Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the office of the Directie Samenleving & Zorg at Kaya Neerlandia 41.

The $100 one-time compensation is for each vehicle registered as your company’s vehicle.

The Public Entity of Bonaire