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Travel information

Plan your trip in advance

Planning trips during these times, whether for work or personal reasons, is a matter of concern for companies doing business abroad. The regulations are always evolving, so it is very important to go to the official resources. Please find an updated list below.

Dutch in the US Traveling to the Netherlands

EU citizens may travel to the Netherlands regardless of their destination or where they live.

The entry conditions may differ per Schengen, EU country. Inform yourself well about the entry conditions in other Schengen or EU countries.

It is advised to travel direct to the Netherlands. Transiting in other (EU-)countries may not always be possible, depending on their travel restrictions and requirements.

More information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/checklist-entry/from-outside-the-eu

Americans or US residents traveling to the Netherlands

As of June 24, 2021, the United States has been included in the EU safe countries list.

More information: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/exemptions-to-the-entry-ban

Traveling for business to the US

You can request entry at the US consulate in Amsterdam, Email: AmsterdamCOVID19@state.gov

Please make sure you explain them (well-documented) when you would like to travel, your position and company, the purpose of your visit, etc.

On June 29, 2021, the Department of State extended the validity of National Interest Exceptions (NIE) for travelers subject to restrictions under Presidential Proclamations (PPs) 9984, 9992, 10143, 10199, and similar subsequent PPs related to the spread of COVID-19. Unless otherwise indicated, existing NIEs will be valid for 12 months from the date of approval and for multiple entries, as long as they are used for the purpose under which they were granted.

More information: Visas | U.S. Embassy and Consulate in the Netherlands (usembassy.gov)

Re-entering to the Netherlands

Please review and check this website for updated information:

Checklist for entering or returning to the Netherlands from outside the EU/Schengen area | Coronavirus COVID-19 | Government.nl

Quarantine

If you are traveling to the Netherlands: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/self-quarantine

If you are traveling or returning to the US, check this guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html