Coronavirus and rules for people travelling from outside the EU/Schengen area

Travelling during the coronavirus pandemic is always a risk. There are rules for people wishing to enter the Netherlands. On this page you will find the checklist for people travelling from a country or area which is not participating in the EU travel rules scheme. Find out below whether you need to show a proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative test result. And whether you need to self-quarantine. The rules vary by country. The rules also depend on whether you live in the country you are travelling from or live in the Netherlands and have been visiting the country. 

United Kingdom is not part of the EU/Schengen area

The United Kingdom (UK) is not part of the EU/Schengen area. 

Overview of countries and areas for which this checklist applies

This checklist is for all countries except:

Checklist for the countries and areas listed above

You are travelling from a safe country or area

You are travelling from a very high-risk country/area where there is a virus variant of concern

You are travelling from a very high-risk country/area where there is NOT a virus variant of concern

You are travelling from a high-risk country or area

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