The Netherlands guide is intended to provide a comprehensive guide to planning your trip to the Netherlands, with an emphasis on the most important aspects of travel in the country. If you are on business or providing services, please have a look at our services before we offer them after Brexit. Getting there: How to travel to Holland on a budget: This Dutch-based guide explores the basics of moving in and out of the Netherlands, as well as the best hotels, restaurants, hotels and hotels in Amsterdam.
If you are not a citizen of one of the countries on this list, it is recommended that you check the Schengen visa regulations for the Netherlands before travelling and visit our separate travel advice page to find out more. Dutch islands and special communities in the Dutch Caribbean, such as St. Vincent and Grenada.
If you are travelling from the UK to the Netherlands, you should also be isolated for at least 10 days before you travel. Negative test results are mandatory and we strongly advise to quarantine yourself for up to 10 days. People arriving in the Dutch Caribbean, St. Vincent and Grenada or other parts of the Caribbean should also be quarantined during their stay.
We recommend that you check your equipment before you travel to understand the requirements for the Netherlands. If you leave, we strongly advise you to quarantine yourself for at least 10 days before returning to the UK from the Dutch Caribbean, St. Vincent and Grenada or other parts of the Caribbean. You should also be quarantined for up to ten days if you return from the Netherlands or stay in the Netherlands for less than ten days. While some are exempt, you must isolate yourself after your return and should not be isolated for more than five days after your return from the Netherlands and / or during your stay in the Netherlands.
If you have a long-distance relationship with someone in the Netherlands, you can travel to the Dutch Caribbean, St. Vincent and Grenada or other parts of the Caribbean and / or the UK, provided you meet the conditions for a long-term relationship. If you are planning a meeting during your trip, this page is a good place to see when a country like the Netherlands is on holiday. Family members can also travel from the UK or other countries, but only if they travel with you or accompany you on your trip to the Netherlands and not with your family members.
If you live in an EU member state or a Schengen country, you can travel to the Netherlands without a visa. If you are resident in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland or the United States of America, you can also travel to the Netherlands from these countries.
The Netherlands is also well connected - with flights to Amsterdam and you can also easily get to your destination in Rotterdam. An alternative is a ride-sharing app called BlaBlaCar, popular with students traveling to the Netherlands, where you can share a ride with a verified local driver for a pittance. If you are not ready for the adventure of Bl aBl aCar, you can also rent a car to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam without having to wait long. The Netherlands can also be connected with flights to other countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland and the United States.
This pass allows access to the Netherlands for up to 10 days per year and is available to all non-European residents.
If you are making a short stopover at a "Dutch airport," you may need a transit visa to enter the airport. The Dutch entry conditions apply if you travel to another Schengen country. If you do not have these documents, they will decide whether you can travel to the Netherlands. Unless your documents show that you had permission to enter the relevant Scheungen countries, you should fly there directly and not from outside.
Upon arrival in the Netherlands, travellers from the UK or South Africa are expected to be quarantined immediately for 10 days. Dutch citizens, this rule also applies to citizens of other Schengen countries such as the United States, Canada and Australia. If none of the above applies to you, you can travel to the Netherlands without a visa if your exemption category covers the purpose of your trip. Please note that if you are allowed to enter the Netherlands, unless you are covered by the exception categories, no self-quarantine is required. You can also travel within Scheungen countries if you are a business traveller and meet the requirements for business travel (e.g. business visa, business passport, etc.).
Depending on the nationality of the country concerned, you may need to purchase travel insurance when travelling to the Netherlands. Passengers must test negative for Covid 19 before they can enter the Dutch capital to meet the 10-day quarantine. Travellers travelling to the USA, South Africa, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the associated countries should quarantine themselves if they have no symptoms and have tested negative for COVID 19.