COVID desk: Information for visitors to The Netherlands

The Netherlands is open and welcomes you! All Covid-19 related measures have been abolished.

The travel rules for entering the Netherlands have been eased as well. Travelers to the Netherlands coming from within the EU/Schengen Area will no longer require a test, proof of recovery or proof of vaccination.

Travellers from outside the EU/Schengen area do no longer have to carry a negative test result, if one of the following applies: Their country of origin is on the EU’s list of safe countries, they hold a valid vaccination certificate or recovery certificate. Please always check if your country is on the list of safe countries.

The European travel ban for travelers from non EU/Schengen areas and countries is still in effect. However, there are exemptions from the travel ban, e.g. when you are fully vaccinated. Always check the current measures applicable to your situation prior to traveling and follow the instructions of the Dutch authorities.

  • Before you travel, always check this checklist for current travel rules.
  • You can find up to date information and travel advice at Government.nl.
  • Find the answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 at the bottom of this page.

Everyone travelling to the Netherlands is advised to do a self-test immediately after arrival and again on day 5.

If you are travelling to the Netherlands from Belgium, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the United States or China, please check these respective links to the official travel advice issued by your national foreign office.

Please keep in mind that COVID-19 measures may change at any time. All information on this website is subject to change without notice.

FAQ - Current COVID-19 situation in the Netherlands