Coronavirus and travelling to the Netherlands from an EU/Schengen country, Andorra, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Monaco, San Marino, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), Vatican City or the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

In most cases, you can travel freely within the European Union (EU) and the Schengen area if you have proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative test result. You do not usually have to self-quarantine. This EU travel rules scheme also applies to travel from certain countries and areas that are not formally part of the EU.

United Kingdom is not part of the EU/Schengen area

The United Kingdom (UK) is not part of the EU/Schengen area. Read the checklist for entering or returning to the Netherlands from outside the EU/Schengen area when travelling from the UK. 

Overview of countries and areas for which this checklist applies

This checklist is for everyone travelling from a European Union member state or Schengen country or from:

  • Andorra
  • Faroe Islands
  • Greenland
  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • Svalbard (Spitsbergen)
  • Vatican City
  • the Caribbean part of the Kingdom:
    • Aruba
    • Bonaire
    • Curaçao
    • Saba
    • St Eustatius
    • St Maarten

Checklist for other countries

You are travelling from an EU or Schengen country

If you are travelling from an EU or Schengen country, check which list the country is on and what rules apply for travelling to the Netherlands. The status of countries may change. Please consult this page regularly for the latest information.

Safe countries and areas in the EU/Schengen area

High-risk countries and areas in the EU/Schengen area

You are travelling from Andorra, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Monaco, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), Vatican City or the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Andorra, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Monaco, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), Vatican City and the islands in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are not part of the EU or Schengen area. But the same coronavirus travel rules apply. The status of countries and areas may change. Please consult this page regularly for the latest information.

Safe countries and areas participating in the EU travel rules scheme

High-risk countries and areas participating in the EU travel rules scheme

After arriving in the Netherlands

See also