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🦠 Netherlands COVID-19 travel requirements
Last updated: 4 October 2021, 10:58 (GMT +4)
Travel from the UAE to the Netherlands
UAE citizens and residents of the UAE can travel to the Netherlands under the following conditions:
- Present a completed vaccination certificate with any approved vaccine by European Union (EU)/ World Health Organisation (WHO)/ European Medicines Agency (EMA) administered 14 days before arrival.
- A COVID-19 PCR test is not required for vaccinated passengers
- Non-vaccinated passengers between 12 years and 17 years of age are permitted to travel with fully vaccinated parents, provided they are either fully vaccinated or in possession of a negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen test certificate.
- Non-vaccinated children under 12 years of age are permitted to travel with fully vaccinated parents without any additional requirements.
Travel to the Netherlands
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a European entry ban is in effect for some categories of passengers, barring them from travelling to the European Union or the Schengen area. You are allowed to travel to the Netherlands only if you are coming from a low risk country or are vaccinated and not travelling from a very high risk country. If you are travelling from other categories, the purpose of your trip must fall under one of the exemption categories.
Country/Area Risk classifications
- . Passengers travelling from these countries, regions and areas are exempted from testing and quarantine requirements.
- . Passengers travelling from countries that are not on the safe list must comply with COVID-19 testing requirements.
- UAE is categorised as high risk.
Exemptions to the entry restriction may apply under the following conditions:
- Full vaccination
- Nationals and passengers who have right of residence in the Netherlands
- Study, knowledge and research
- For work
- Compelling reasons to visit family
- International protection and humanitarian reasons
- Transit, transfer
Passengers on Emirates flights originating outside of the EU/Schengen area and who qualify for travel to the Netherlands must comply with the following requirements.
- Mandatory negative COVID-19 test result
- Vaccinated passengers who are not travelling from a very high risk area
- From 1 July onwards, all travellers who have been fully vaccinated by an EMA/WHO approved vaccine (Pfizer/BioNTech, Astrazeneca-SK Bio, Serum Institute of India, Astra Zeneca EU, Janssen, Moderna, Sinopharm-BIBP and Sinovac), and those who are not travelling from a very high risk area, can be exempted from the EU entry ban.
- Children aged 11 years old and younger are permitted to travel with vaccinated parents without any additional requirements.
- Children aged 12 years old up to 17 years old are permitted to travel with vaccinated parents. Parents must present either a vaccination card or a .
- Passengers aged 12 years old and above who are not vaccinated but eligible to enter the Netherlands, still need to have a .
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- Required forms
Travelling to, from and through Dubai
If you re travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.