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:
- all European Union member states and Schengen countries
- Faroe Islands
- San Marino
- Svalbard (Spitsbergen)
- Vatican City
- the Caribbean part of the Kingdom:
- St Eustatius
- St Maarten
Checklist for the countries and areas listed above
- For the countries and areas listed above, see the checklist for people travelling from an EU/Schengen country and other countries and areas participating in the EU travel rules scheme.