Key Points  

  • The Dutch government will no longer require fully vaccinated foreign nationals to self-quarantine on arrival  
  • In-country COVID-19 restrictions were eased on Sept. 25, 2021  


As of Sept. 22, 2021, the Dutch government will no longer require fully vaccinated travelers from high-risk areas, such as the U.S. and U.K., to self-quarantine upon arrival. The Dutch government recommends that travelers check here for travel advice prior to departure to the Netherlands and check here for a list of high-risk countries. Travelers still must carry two printed copies of a health declaration form in order to travel to and from the Netherlands.  

What are the Changes?

Individuals no longer have to maintain a 1.5-meter distance from one another, which will allow restaurants to begin functioning at full capacity. Coronavirus entry pass systems will be implemented in busier areas in order to avoid transmission. Restrictions will remain in place for bigger venues, museums and theaters.  

Looking Ahead

On Sept. 25, 2021, the Dutch government eased internal COVID-19 restrictions. Continue to check the Dutch government's website for relevant updates and Envoy's website for further information.  

Originally published 27, September 2021

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