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Student Life in Scenic Bonaire Island

International Transportation
Direct Travel to and from Scenic Bonaire Island in Caribbean
Netherlands (Dutch Caribbean), The Netherlands, European
Union (EU) can be made using
KLM (from and to Amsterdam,
EU) as well as
United (from and to Houston, Texas, USA),
Delta
(from and to Atlanta, Georgia, USA), and American
(from and to Miami, Florida, USA) airlines. Several daily
flights also arrive and depart Bonaire from and to Curacao
and Aruba, which in turn have several international, direct,
jet flights daily from South & North America and EU countries.

Transportation in Scenic Bonaire
Taxis and small vans are readily available for the newcomer
to Bonaire. However, once you become a familiar face on the
island, local residents may always give you a ride in their
direction. Due to the fact that
Scenic Bonaire is a small
island, getting around the island should not present a
problem. Students are permitted to acquire private
transportation. In addition, several private vans by charging
a nominal travel cost will assist students living off-IUSOM
campus with the transportation to and from classrooms at
International University School of Medicine (IUSOM).

Immigration
U.S. citizens and Canadians along with other nationals need
a valid passport for travelling to Bonaire. The
Netherlands
Embassy and/or
Consulate offices situated in various parts
of the world, who represent
Scenic Bonaire abroad will be
pleased to provide information on other visa requirements.
For full details about the process of acquiring Residence
Permit for Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands, please visit
IUSOM's Webpage, namely,
Admissions or PreMed
Admissions or M.D. Admissions.

Work Permits for Foreign Students on Student Visa in
Scenic Bonaire
After dissolution of Formerly Netherlands Antilles on October
10, 2010, three islands, namely, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and
Saba (BES) Islands were collectively integrated more closely
to the Kingdom of The Netherlands in European Union (EU).
Consequently, the Government of The Netherlands in Den
Haag, The Netherlands now
permits the M.D. and/or
PreMed
Foreign Students (on Student Visa) enrolled and
attending the International University School of Medicine
(IUSOM), to apply for the
Work Permit to work in Scenic
Bonaire
Island, to partially finance their costs for
international medical education at IUSOM.

Currency and Banking
The U.S. Dollar is acceptable currency everywhere in
Bonaire. Visa and MasterCard are also acceptable nearly
everywhere. Banks in Bonaire are open on weekdays but
closed in weekends. The four banks in Bonaire include
RBC
Royal Bank, Maduro & Curiel's Bank, Banco Caribo, and
Orco Bank. Students may have funds wire transferred
directly to the banks in Bonaire. ATM machines are also
available in Bonaire. The perspective students are advised
to bring with them, a reference letter issued by their present
banks in their own countries, if they wish to open bank
account in
Scenic Bonaire.

Electricity and Telephone
In Scenic Bonaire Island, electricity supplied by WEB (Water-
en Energiebedrijf N.V.) is based on the U.S. Standard of 110
volts. Students bringing computers and other electronic
equipment are encouraged to also bring a surge protector.
Modern, direct dialing, worldwide, both land line services
(provided by
TELBO (Telefonia Bonairiano N.V.)) and mobile
telephone services (provided by
TELBO Mobile Kla, Digicel
Bonaire, and
UTS Bonaire) are normal in Bonaire. Nearly all
hotels and government offices have fax machines.

Housing
Fully furnished apartments, houses, and single rooms are
available for rent throughout the Bonaire Island. IUSOM
Housing Coordinator will provide assistance in locating
suitable housing in
Scenic Bonaire.

Religious Denominations in Bonaire
Numerous religious denominations are represented in Scenic
Bonaire
. Some of the churches include: Roman Catholic,
Anglican, Seventh Day Adventist, Weslyan Holiness, and
others. Bonaire has also one Mosque.

Public Schools and Education for Children in Scenic
Bonaire
Public schools for grades kindergarten through high school
are available in
Scenic Bonaire.

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Kaya Mòfi 1
P. O. Box # 59
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands (Dutch Caribbean) 0000BQ
The Netherlands, European Union (EU)
Telephone: + 599 - 717 - 6792
Fax: + 599 - 717- 8385
CRIB (Tax) Number at Caribisch Nederland Belastingdienst: 303056514
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