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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
835K
People fully
vaccinated
397.1K
% Fully
vaccinated
47.45%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement outside the country. Passengers arriving from or having transited through China or Japan face entry travel restrictions or quarantine. Travelers from counties with confirmed cases of COVID-19 may be required to have spent a period a period of 14 days in quarantine in a country that is free from COVID-19.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
835K
People fully
vaccinated
397.1K
% Fully
vaccinated
47.45%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Public Place:
From 4 November 2020; a group in a public space (indoor/outdoor) consists of a maximum of 2 people from different households. At home you can receive a maximum of 2 visitors per day. From 19 Nov 2020; private gatherings go back to 3 visitors per day at home and 30 people in public indoor spaces consisting of groups of 4 or 1 household. A maximum of 20 people applies for weddings from 4 till 18 November. For funerals; a maximum of 30 people applies from 9 November till 18 November.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Other:
From 29 September 2020; reservations are needed at indoor spaces with a flow of visitors; such as in monuments; libraries and museums; visits are based on a reservation per period. Markets and retail are excluded from this. From 15 December 2020; there is a lockdown in place and thus all cultural institutions are closed.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Schools/Univercity closure:
All schools will provide distance learning from 16 December till 8 February in order to limit the number of contacts. They are allowed to make exceptions for students in an examination year; practice-oriented education; for taking exams and exams and for vulnerable children. Childcare is closed. Children of parents with a crucial profession can go to primary education or childcare.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Schools/Univercity closure:
Institutes of higher education were asked to provide classes online. Partial lifting 15 June 2020: exams; practical classes; and tutoring of vulnerable students will be allowed. After the summer holidays other educational activities may also take place on location. Lessons and lectures are spread over the week and day; so that students can travel to and from the institution. 1.5 meters should be kept between students and between students and teaching staff. On 6 August is was stated that introductions for educational institutions should be online as much as possible & limit physical activities; which should only be done if...
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Schools/Univercity closure:
Institutes of higher education were asked to provide classes online. Partial lifting 15 June 2020. From 16 December till 17 January all educational facilities should again go online.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Schools/Univercity closure:
Childcare is closed from 16 December 2020 till 8 February 2021. Children of parents with a crucial profession could still go to primary education or childcare. After-school-day-care stays closed after 8 February 2021.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Movement Restrictions:
A test street has been set up at Schiphol on 13 August 2020. All passengers arriving from orange or red zones (with or without symptoms) are asked to get tested here on a free and voluntary basis. From 29 December 2020; people arriving from orange or red zones are required to show a negative PCR test before flying.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Movement Restrictions:
From 15 December 2020; people from so-called third countries needed a negative test declaration for international air; train or bus travel to the Netherlands. From 23 December 2020; this was extended to include all passengers from the United Kingdom and South Africa. As of 29 December 2020; 00:01; all passengers; including Dutch citizens; are subject to the additional requirement that they must have a recent negative PCR test statement in order to board a plane to the Netherlands. The test for boarding does not replace this quarantine.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Other:
A trial version of the corona dashboard has been published on 5 June 2020; with a fully functional version available in the second half of June. This dashboard brings together various data about the coronavirus; such as the number of IC admissions; positive test results and an estimate of the number of infectious people. From 2 July 2020; the dashboard has been extended with info regarding: weekly estimate of contagious people; results of the sewage water measurements; signals from GPs of possible infections; number of new nursing homes with corona infection and the number of people tested positive per day...
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
36.1M
People fully
vaccinated
12M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.08%
Other:
Response of Grapperhaus; the Minister of Justice and Security; to the riots and violence in various places in the Netherlands
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
5.8M
People fully
vaccinated
2.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
45.68%
Public Place:
Catering establishments can be open no later than 22:00 except for delivery services and delivery through a window. Food and beverages can be only sold packaged for pick-up; by delivery service or exclusively in outdoor areas. Update 11/12/2020: catering establishments can no longer serve food and drinks in outdoor areas. Update 19/12/2020: Public catering establishments can operate; where they can dispense food and beverages packed for collection or through a delivery service. Update 1/1/2021: Customers are prohibited from consuming food and drinks in the interior or exterior areas of the establishments. Update 11/1/2021: all restrictions still in place.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
27.4M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.48%
Public Place:
The concentrations of people are limited to: 10 in all country (3/05/2020 to 29/05/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/06/2020 to 13/06/2020); 20 in all country (13/06/2020 to 26/06/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared and five in the areas where the calamity situation is declared (27/06/2020 to 31/07/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/08/2020 to...
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
27.4M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.48%
Schools/Univercity closure:
All schools closed at all levels(daycare --> university). 18/05: universities and polytechnics to start this month to resume face-to-face activity - interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic - to prepare for the next school year. School year 2020/2021 (higher education level) started in-person between 7 September and 6 October 2020 (third URL). Several measures are still in place (physical distancing; mask wearing; increased hygiene); but universities are open.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None