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 16 Feb 2021, 11:25AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
52,399
-7.89% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
1,365,449
3.78% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, Travel advice is not binding. Only restricted to countries outside Schengen area. Visa exempt nationals can transit through the Netherlands on their way to Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or Vatican City (Holy See) if they have an official proof that the country of destination is allowing them to enter.

What to expect in Netherlands?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: www.government.nl/documents/publications/2020/07/07/information-for-passengers-flying-to-and-from-the-netherlands
You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival there are no Covid specific requirements such as testing.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine served at your home / hotel (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tackling-new-coronavirus-in-the-netherlands/travel-and-holidays/self-quarantine

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Algeria, Serbia, Montenegro, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Japan and Venezuela .

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Portugal
Open with restrictions: Travellers must do self-isolation for 10 days after arrival; For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tourism-in-the-netherlands
Greece
Open with restrictions: Travellers must do 14 days of self isolation; For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tourism-in-the-netherlands
Germany
Open without restrictions: No quarantine needed after the arrival; For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tourism-in-the-netherlands
Italy
Open without restrictions: No quarantine needed after the arrival; For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tourism-in-the-netherlands
Thailand
Open without restrictions: No quarantine needed after the arrival; For more information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tourism-in-the-netherlands
Other GreenLanes are available from
EU/EEA member states, Australia, New Zealand, Morocco, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, (Covid-19 Negative Test results issued no older than 72 hours before arrival is mandatory for non-EU travellers)