International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Malaysia to Netherlands.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
1,231.54
Increased by-60.41
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
77.16%
Increased by0.19%
at 11/28/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter the Netherlands.

Start Date
11/27/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
TourismBusiness
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must bring proof of vaccination or may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Proof of vaccination is valid only if it has passed 28 days after the vaccination schedule of a single dose and this single dose has been administered (Janssen), or the vaccination schedule of 2 doses and both doses have been administered 14 days before arrival, or 1 dose has been administered and it has been confirmed that the person vaccinated had previously been infected with the virus SARS-CoV-2.

The vaccine must be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or is on the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO). Non-EU residents can present valid paper vaccination certificates.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate. Travelers without the Digital Certificate must show a valid paper vaccination certificate.

For more details please check the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

All travelers aged 12 years and older are required to fill out a health declaration before departure to the Netherlands.

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Dutch Government
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Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccine declaration form

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are required to complete and present the vaccine declaration form to the Dutch border authorities.

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Dutch Government
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In Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers changing planes in the Netherlands are not required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test results as long they depart a maximum of 48 hours without leaving the airport.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries must bring proof of vaccination to transit via the Netherlands.

Proof of vaccination is valid only if it has passed 28 days after the vaccination schedule of a single dose and this single dose has been administered (Janssen), or the vaccination schedule of 2 doses and both doses have been administered 14 days before arrival, or 1 dose has been administered and it has been confirmed that the person vaccinated had previously been infected with the virus SARS-CoV-2.

The vaccine must be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or is on the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO). Non-EU residents can present valid paper vaccination certificates.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate. Travelers without the Digital Certificate must show a valid paper vaccination certificate.

For more details please check the source.

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Dutch Government
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers who have been only in selected countries for the past 10 days before travel are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Netherlands.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks on public transport, at airports, on planes, in most public indoor spaces such as shops and libraries and in some private establishments.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 12 years and younger.
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Dutch Government
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Possible

COVID-19 access pass may be required for some public activities

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Description

Travelers are required to present a COVID-19 access pass to enter restaurants, bars, concerts, cinemas, etc. Travelers may download the CoronaCheck app and use it as a COVID-19 access pass after uploading documents on it such as a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery.

Travelers may use EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for this purpose. For instance, a DCC is proof of vaccination or proof of recovery of COVID-19. Travelers who don't have an EU DCC will need a negative COVID-19 test result from the test taken no more than 24 hours before the start of the event.

Please see the source for more details.

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This requirement does apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 13.
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Dutch Government
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Netherlands.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
1,231.54
Increased by-60.41
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
24.60%
Decreased by1.00%
at 12/5/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.16%
Increased by0.19%
at 11/28/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,250,117
Increased by32,809
at 11/28/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.03
Increased by-0.06
at 12/4/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Due to a recent increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, restrictions have been reintroduced by the government to curb further outbreaks. These restrictions may change at short notice as the situation develops. It is recommended to stay home as much as possible, and non-essential businesses must close between the hours of 5 pm until 5 am, and events are not permitted. In addition, a COVID certificate (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery may be required to access some facilities or larger events. Full details can be found at https://www.government.nl... Further information on the current measures can be found at https://www.government.nl...
Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required on public transport, contact-based services, and in indoor public places where a COVID certificate is not required, such as supermarkets, shops, libraries, and gaming venues.

Public transportation

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Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open for customers with COVID certificates or those picking up takeaways. Restaurants must close by 5 pm and seating may be assigned on entry.

Bars

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open for customers with COVID certificates or those picking up takeaways. Bars must close by 5 pm and seating may be assigned on entry.

Nightclubs

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs may open until 5 pm for customers with COVID certificates.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Non-essential shops and services are open until 5 pm with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Essential shops and services are open until 8 pm.

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