What you need to know before you go

(CNN) – If you are planning to visit the Netherlands, here’s what you should know and expect if you want to visit here during the Govt-19 pandemics


After the rapid increase in the number of government cases – 19, the Netherlands imposed a strict lockdown in December 2020. The country’s first post-WWII curfew was imposed in January, sparking riots in major cities.

The Netherlands eases restrictions as normal life resumes – the Dutch prime minister apologized for easing restrictions too quickly, but brought some of them back indoors.

What a privilege

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ biggest attraction, with its beautiful canals, gorgeous architecture, and café culture. But outside the capital, there’s plenty to love, from the vibrant administrative capital of The Hague to the trendy port of Rotterdam. Outdoor enthusiasts will not feel short of the best cycling routes and water sports options.

Who can go?

EU residents may enter the Netherlands for any reason, and travelers from other countries who are not considered to be at high risk (along with any other concerns) may enter the Netherlands.

Currently, the following locations are considered “safe”: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro Cylindri, North Macedonia and Qatar Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and the United States. The full list of safe countries that is constantly updated can be found here Dutch government website.

The regions currently considered “high risk (with varying degrees of fear)” are: Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela. Leisure travel from these countries is not permitted.

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This includes the British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Fiji, Kuwait, the Maldives, Mongolia, Namibia, Oman, Seychelles and Tunisia, which are considered the “most dangerous”.

All countries not on the list are considered high-risk and subject to restrictions depending on the passenger’s vaccination status. see below.

What are the limitations?

Travelers from “safe” countries do not need to show evidence of vaccination or a negative test Holland.

Arriving from “high-risk” countries (ie, a country not listed above) must be able to show that they have been vaccinated at the traveler’s designated address for 10 days (approved by the European Medicines Agency or WHO) or have been quarantined.

Visits to countries considered ‘high-risk’ and ‘high-risk (with different care)’ should be isolated at home for 10 days, regardless of vaccination status in the Netherlands. They need to finish Mandatory notice of dismissal It shows the results of a negative PCR or antigen test (taken within 48 and 24 hours of arrival, respectively). Returning to another negative test on the fifth day of isolation means that people from these countries can move freely around the country. You can schedule a check-in appointment by calling 0800 1202 while you are in the Netherlands.
All travelers must complete a health screening form Downloaded here.

How is the situation in the cuvette?

The number of virus cases in the Netherlands increased in mid-July, driven by the emergence of a slightly more contagious delta variant, albeit from a lower base. Things are going downhill. As of July 30, there were fewer than 1.9 million cases in the country, up from 32,749 cases last week – half of the peak in November 2020.

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What can the audience expect?

The Dutch government relaxed the restrictions in June, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologizing before bringing them back on July 9.

Nightclubs are closed again and there will be no summer festivities.

Restaurant guests are required to sit outside, 1.5 meters from the common area.

The current rules will be revised on August 13th.

Although face masks are no longer mandatory in public enclosed spaces, the Dutch government recommends their wearing when the 1.5-meter common area cannot be maintained. However, anyone over the age of 13 must wear one on public transport, platforms and stations. Failure to do so could result in a fine of 95 ($112).

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Joe Minahan and Julia Buckley contributed to this report

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