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Measures to combat coronavirus extended until Tuesday 28 April inclusive

The government decided today that all measures taken in the Netherlands to combat coronavirus will be extended until Tuesday 28 ...

News item | 31-03-2020 | 20:05

Coronavirus: additional measures introduced on 23 March

The government has introduced additional, stricter measures to control the coronavirus outbreak. The new measures mainly concern ...

News item | 24-03-2020 | 21:15

Stricter measures to control coronavirus

Please note: this news item was published on March 23rd.  Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 22:10

Cross-border commuters working in crucial sectors can get vignette to pass Belgian border with priority

From 22 March cross-border commuters who work in crucial sectors can download a special vignette to place behind their car ...

News item | 22-03-2020 | 22:00

NL-Alert with rules for coronavirus prevention

On the morning of Sunday 22 March, an NL-Alert (on people’s mobile phones) was sent out to remind people of the main rules for ...

News item | 22-03-2020 | 14:00

The Netherlands closes its borders to persons from outside Europe

A restriction has been imposed concerning all non-essential travel by persons from third countries to Europe (i.e. all EU member ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 19:52

Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) takes protective measures to prevent spread of coronavirus

The Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) has put additional measures in place to prevent coronavirus from spreading in prisons. ...

News item | 13-03-2020 | 16:45

DJI takes preventive action against coronavirus

The Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI) is taking additional measures to prevent further spreading of the coronavirus. Given the ...

News item | 13-03-2020 | 09:46

The Netherlands ramps up migration aid to Greece

The Netherlands will intensify its support to Greece in improving the approach to migration, partly within the scope of the ...

News item | 11-03-2020 | 09:36

Justis launches VOG check

Online tool provides insight into chances of obtaining a Certificate of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag) Anyone who needs ...

News item | 09-03-2020 | 10:59