Covid Entry Check: Netherlands Travel Restrictions

This Netherlands dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 30 Jun 2022, 21:40PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
1,508
100% (last 7 days)
TOTAL CASES
8,273,413
Local Restrictions & Policies
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  • Workplace
  • Public events
  • Gatherings
  • Movement
  • Testing
  • Contact tracing
  • Facial Coverings
  • Vaccination

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)
• Business Travellers
• Transit
• Vaccinated travellers (please see vaccine excemptions for details)

Others:
• Nationals of EEA Member State or Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City.
• Travellers arriving from countries listed in green lanes may enter and transit.
• Students with a proof of admission to a course of study
• Family members of a national of an EEA Member State or Switzerland; more details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/j5ycrntc
• Travellers with a Schengen visa issued after 19 March 2020 traveling through the Netherlands to another Schengen Member State

What to expect in Netherlands?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

Vaccinated travellers may enter and are exempt from pre-arrival Covid-19 test(s) and quarantine requirement(s).

These exemptions only apply to:
Travellers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that:
- they were vaccinated with Janssen at least 28 days before arrival; or
- they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival with AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac. They must be arriving from an EU/Schengen member state.

For more information you may go to:
https://tinyurl.com/t2nxv3jt

📝 Forms

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Details:
A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented prior to boarding. The form can be found at https://tinyurl.com/ybtmdgja
- This does not apply to Travellers younger than 13 years.

For more information you may go to:
www.government.nl/documents/publications/2020/07/07/information-for-passengers-flying-to-and-from-the-netherlands

🌡️ Testing requirements

There are no pre-arrival test requirements at this time.
On Arrival you may be required to complete a test for Covid-19 and/or some form of medical screening, the cost borne by the traveller

Details:
There are no coronavirus-related restrictions for entering the Netherlands for travellers who live in the EU/Schengen area or in a country participating in the EU travel rules scheme. The EU entry ban applies to other travellers who live outside the EU/Schengen area, but there are some exceptions.

For more information you may go to:
https://tinyurl.com/59zy6bna

😷 Quarantine requirements

There are no quarantine requirements at this time.Quarantine served at your home / hotel
Reduced restrictions may apply to vaccinated travellers, please see Vaccine Exemptions for details

For more information you may go to:
https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tackling-new-coronavirus-in-the-netherlands/travel-and-holidays/self-quarantine

Other important information:
• Travellers arriving from Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kuwait, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela or Virgin Isl. (British) must have:
- a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 24 hours before boarding the flight of the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are: LAMP, MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT-PCR and TMA; or
- a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before boarding the flight of the first embarkation point, and
- a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are: LAMP, MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT-PCR and TMA.
• All flights from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe are currently suspended
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DISCLAIMER

We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.