Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 22, 2021
Reviewed: February 22, 2021


The Netherlands borders are open for travel from some countries, and some domestic restrictions are re-imposed.

Can I travel to the Netherlands?

  • Anyone from EU and Schengen countries, as well as countries listed below can travel to the Netherlands freely.

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    • New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ
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  • Foreign tourists must reserve their holiday accommodation before they travel to the Netherlands.
  • All arrivals must fill in a health declaration form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the Netherlands?

Anyone arriving to the Netherlands from highly impacted areas is required to undergo 10 days self-quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the Netherlands?

  • All arrivals to the Netherlands must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, and negative rapid test results taken no more than 4 hours before departure.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries mustΒ  fill in a negative test declaration form.

Is public transportation open in the Netherlands?

Public transportation in the Netherlands is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Netherlands?

Restaurants and bars in the Netherlands are open for takeout and delivery.

Are businesses and attractions open in the Netherlands?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in the Netherlands are closed.
  • A nightly curfew is in place between 21:00 and 4:30.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the Netherlands?

Wearing face masks is required in in enclosed public places and on public transportation.

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