Coronavirus measures in brief

These are the measures in place from now until 25 June 2021 inclusive.

Plan to reopen society

The government intends to open up society step by step. Read more about the reopening plan

In and around the home

Special events

  • Funerals may be attended by no more than 100 people.
  • Weddings may be attended by no more than 50 people.

Shops and locations that are open subject to certain conditions 

Most locations are open, subject to certain conditions, including:

  • Shops and general markets. 
  • People with a contact-based profession can perform their work. You can go to a hairdresser or masseur or have a driving lesson. 
  • Indoor seating at restaurants, cafés and bars. Outdoor seating areas at restaurants and cafés can be open under certain conditions.
  • Sports venues, like gyms.
  • Cultural venues, like museums, theatres, cinemas, libraries and concert halls.
  • Art and cultural institutions, such as music schools and arts centres. 
  • Recreational locations like theme parks, nature parks and zoos and laser gaming venues. Spas, saunas and tanning salons are also open.

Locations that are closed

  • Dance venues, such as nightclubs and discos.

Childcare and education


Everyone can participate in sports activities indoors and outdoors. Conditions apply.


  • Travel by train, bus, metro or taxi only if your journey is essential.
  • From 15 May, travel to countries with a low rate of infection will be allowed. Always check the latest travel advice on (in Dutch only).