Travel Restrictions Entering Netherlands from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Netherlands from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Optional COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
73.41
Increased by-11.40
at 5/16/2022
Vaccinated
78.42%
Increased by0.01%
at 5/7/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Netherlands.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter the Netherlands. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers from selected countries are allowed to transit through the Netherlands as long they meet any of these conditions:

  • Fully vaccinated travelers;
  • Travelers going to an EU or Schengen country must show permission to enter that country and stay in the transit zone of the airport.
  • Travelers going to a non-EU and non-Schengen country must have a confirmed outward flight ticket; they must stay in the transit zone of the airport and transit for a maximum of 48 hours on their way to a non-EU country.
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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

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

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Travel Purpose
TourismBusiness
Description

Travelers are not required to have a pre-departure COVID-19 test result before traveling to the Netherlands.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for the Netherlands

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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 COVID-19.

Travelers must have received the last vaccination dose of their primary vaccination in the past 270 days for a valid vaccination certificate. The validity of the proof of vaccination is extended for travelers who have received a booster shot.

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.

Currently, vaccination and recovery certificates from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Benin, Cape Verde, Colombia, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Israel, Iceland, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Vatican City are accepted under reciprocity.

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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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers who are nationals of EU countries.
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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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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers who are nationals of EU countries.
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For 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 1 day 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 COVID-19.

Starting February 1st, 2022, travelers must have received their last vaccination dose for a valid vaccination certificate in the past 270 days.

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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On Arrival

Recommended

Recommended COVID-19 self-test on arrival

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Travel Purpose
TourismBusiness
Description

Travelers are recommended to take a COVID-19 self-test after arrival in the Netherlands on day 1 and on day 5.

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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Netherlands.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in aircraft and at airports

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Description

Travelers are required to wear masks in aircraft and at airports.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 13 years and under.
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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
73.41
Increased by-11.40
at 5/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
53.00%
Increased by-0.20%
at 5/14/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
78.42%
Increased by0.01%
at 5/7/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,467,469
Increased by1,824
at 5/7/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.68
Decreased by0.15
at 5/7/2022

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

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Information related to the COVID-19 response in the Netherlands can be found at https://www.government.nl...
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Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Open
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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