Checklist for transit or short stay in the Netherlands

26 november 2021: A coronavirus variant of concern has been discovered in southern Africa. From 12.00 noon on 26 November a ban is in place on passenger flights to the Netherlands, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. Information on this page will be updated as soon as possible.

Check these points before you travel if you:

  • wish to transit/transfer in the Netherlands
  • are travelling by car or motorcycle and staying in the Netherlands for a short period of time (less than 12 hours). 

Checklist transfer/transit in the Netherlands (changing planes)

Travelling by car or motorcycle or staying less than 12 hours

Travelling in the border region

Read more about the coronavirus measures that apply to travel in the border region, including for cross-border commuters, students and school children.

Checklists for entering the Netherlands

Are you entering the Netherlands? Check these points before you travel.