If travellers who are not fully vaccinated meet the requirements of an exemption category, they must also comply with the following: Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer. From 8 August 2021, passengers aged 12 and over travelling from high-risk areas within the EU/Schengen area will need to present a COVID certificate providing proof of full vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative test result when travelling to the Netherlands. The list of high-risk areas can be found here – it currently includes Ireland. Self-quarantine is currently not required upon return from EU/Schengen countries, unless there is a variant of concern in the country of origin. More information is available here. All passengers travelling to the Netherlands from other regions considered “high risk” are subject to testing requirements and mandatory quarantine, depending on their place of departure. More information is available here. If you`re traveling via France or Belgium, read FCDO`s travel advice for those countries, as test requirements and validity may vary.

The Dutch border police carry out random checks at land borders to verify compliance with entry requirements. You cannot use the NHS COVID passport to prove COVID-19 recovery when entering the Netherlands. Travellers from the UK must present a negative test result or meet entry ban requirements and provide negative test results if they are not fully vaccinated, as described above. All passengers travelling to the Netherlands from other regions considered “high risk” are subject to testing requirements and mandatory quarantine, depending on their place of departure. More information is available here. Travellers who are not fully vaccinated and do not meet the requirements of an EU entry ban exemption category will not be allowed to enter the Netherlands from the UK. If you are not fully vaccinated or are not legally resident in the Netherlands, you can only enter the Netherlands from the UK if you meet the conditions for an exemption category from the EU travel ban, as determined by the Dutch government. According to this entry ban, non-EU/EEA citizens and non-Schengen country nationals entering from outside the Schengen area are not allowed to enter the Netherlands for non-essential purposes unless fully vaccinated. An overview of all exemption categories is available on the Dutch government`s website. Examples: The September 17 ruling means that unvaccinated travelers from all countries, including Americans and Canadians, can enter the Netherlands without proof of vaccination or proof of a negative Covid test. The country has no mask requirement, and all sites are open and operating normally.

Traveling to the Netherlands now will offer an experience similar to when the pandemic wasn`t shaking up the world. Children under the age of 11 are exempt from mandatory testing. Detailed information on import documents, economic operator registration and identification (EORI) requirements and environmental regulations is available in the Trade Guide for European Union Countries. To stay, work or study longer, for business trips or for other reasons, you must meet the entry requirements of the Dutch government. Check with the Embassy of the Netherlands what type of visa and/or work permit you need Anyone planning to travel to the Netherlands should check this checklist before traveling for the latest information on requirements for international passengers arriving in the country. Information on the requirement for travellers to quarantine upon arrival in the Netherlands can be found here. You can leave quarantine to take a PCR test on the 5th day after your arrival in the Netherlands. If the result is negative, you can end your self-quarantine on the day you receive the result. If the test result is positive, you must continue the quarantine and receive additional instructions from local health authorities. If you do not choose to take a test on day 5, you will need to quarantine for 10 days. Detailed information on quarantine regulations is available on the Dutch government website.

If you`re traveling via France or Belgium, check out the FCDO travel advice for those countries, as testing requirements and validity differ. You are applying for a legal residence permit in the Netherlands. Several requirements apply to all. Find out what those requirements are. Contact your travel supplier or the embassy of the country you are visiting if you think your passport does not meet these two requirements. Renew your passport if you need it. Other conditions apply to the asylum residence permit. Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be: From 17 September 2022, there will be no more Covid-19 restrictions or requirements for travellers entering the Netherlands, including those from countries outside the EU/Schengen area. Currently, Spain is the last major European country with entry conditions still in force. If other long-standing opponents like the Netherlands abandon their latest protocols, Spain could soon follow. Nice to see the Unvax thing fall.

although he is not affected, as he left the EU by plane. The rules of the road in the Netherlands are largely similar to those in Ireland, and the roads are modern and well maintained. The Dutch drive on the right and give priority to the right side, unless otherwise indicated. Be especially careful when using roundabouts: on some you have the right of way when driving there, but on others you must have the right of way to enter the vehicles. Tests to end the quarantine prematurely are only possible if your stay in the Netherlands lasts more than 5 days. If your stay is 5 days or less, you must self-isolate for the duration of your stay. Even if your test is negative on day 5, the Dutch government advises you to be very careful and avoid people in higher risk groups until after day 10. Victims of crime: Report crimes to local police at 112 or 0900-8844 for non-emergency cases. See above for contact information for the U.S.

Embassy in The Hague and the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam. Air passengers must also complete a health declaration form and present it upon request during travel. I have traveled a lot in recent years and my passport looks a bit worn. Are you okay?? The current Dutch terrorism threat level (as determined by the NCTV/National Threat Assessment Coordinator) remains significant after a series of recent incidents with 3 on a scale of 5. The threat level in the Netherlands is currently 3, suggesting that there is a real chance of a terrorist attack in the country, but that the authorities have no concrete evidence that an attack is planned. The attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by expatriates and foreign travelers. You should be vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. You can make an appointment in advance to get tested free of charge on the 5th day of your self-isolation by calling the Municipal Health Service (GGD) on 0800 1202 (or +31 850 659 063 if you are calling from a foreign phone). You can also make an appointment online, but this is only possible on the day of your test. You can travel to Schengen countries without a visa for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. This applies if you are travelling as a tourist to visit family or friends, attend business meetings, cultural or sporting events, or for short-term study or training.

This page reflects the UK Government`s understanding of the current rules for people travelling outside the UK with a full `UK citizen` passport for the most common types of travel. Until recently, the Netherlands completely banned unvaccinated travelers from countries like America or Canada. As a result, this decision directly affects unvaccinated travellers from both countries.