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The legal status of U.S. service members stationed in Germany is governed by special international agreements, such as the NATO status of forces agreement. Active-duty service members and family members are governed differently under SOFA rules.

Ensure you read through and familiarize yourself with the information on this website. If you have any questions about rules or regulations regarding tax- or duty-free do's and don'ts while you're stationed here, be sure to talk to the Spangdahlem Customs Field Office.

Check out the links below to find information on:
Newcomer's Orientation Customs Slides