Coronavirus measures in brief

The information on this website may change following the press conference, held at 7 pm on 14 Septemberr.

These are the measures currently in place.

In and around the home

Special events

  • Weddings: there is no maximum group size. Full capacity is permitted, with 1.5-metre distancing.
  • Funerals: there is no maximum group size. Full capacity is permitted, with 1.5-metre distancing.

Locations that are open subject to certain conditions 

Almost all 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. 
  • Sports venues, like gyms.
  • Restaurants, cafés and bars. Conditions include 1.5-metre distancing and assigned seats for all guests.
  • 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.

Closed locations

  • Dance venues, such as nightclubs and discos are closed.

Events

  • At indoor events with assigned seats: 
    • Without coronavirus entry passes: full capacity with 1.5-metre distancing. 
    • With coronavirus entry passes: no more than two-thirds capacity. 
  • At outdoor events with assigned seats:
    • Without coronavirus entry passes: full capacity with 1.5-metre distancing. 
    • With coronavirus entry passes: no more than 750 visitors or, for larger locations: no more than two-thirds capacity. 
  • At outdoor events without assigned seats:
    • With coronavirus entry passes: no more than 750 visitors.
  • Indoor events without assigned seats are not permitted.
  • Outdoor events without assigned seats and without coronavirus entry passes are not permitted.
  • At locations where there is a continuous flow of people, the maximum number of people is 1 per 5 square metres.

Childcare and education

Sports

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

Travel

  • Avoid crowds while travelling and travel outside peak hours. If possible, do not travel between 06.30 and 09.00 or between 16.00 and 18.30.
  • If you have holiday plans, make sure you prepare well, because every journey is a risk. Always check the travel advice for your destination on Wijsopreis.nl (in Dutch only).