Whether you’re vaccinated or not, you’ll need to quarantine for 10 days in the event you plan to journey to the Netherlands within the close to future.
Officials in the Netherlands introduced that from December 30, the United States is listed as soon as once more as a “very high-risk” nation because of the current and fast improve in Covid circumstances throughout the nation. And together with that, strict entry restrictions can be imposed on arrivals coming from nations deemed “very high-risk.”
10 Day Quarantine – Information For Travelers
According to the new entry restrictions, all vacationers coming from the U.S. – even those who present proof of full vaccination or restoration from Covid – must quarantine upon arrival within the Netherlands.
The quarantine requirement for arrivals is formally 10 days, and all vacationers needs to be examined upon arrival within the Netherlands. They may have the choice of getting examined by the native well being service (GGD) or do a self-test on Day 1 of quarantine.
Travelers ought to then ebook an appointment with the GGD to take a PCR check on Day 5. If the check taken on Day 5 comes again unfavorable, you possibly can come out of self-isolation.
All guests to the Netherlands are inspired to ebook a check with the GGD beforehand by telephone or on-line. You can get the contact info here.
These up to date entry necessities for the Netherlands additionally applies to vacationers from the U.Ok. in addition to guests from different nations on the very high-risk checklist. It doesn’t apply to vacationers from Canada. You can see the complete checklist here.
At this time, there’s no official date on when these journey restrictions can be lifted.
All Non-EU Arrivals Must Present Negative Test Upon Arrival
According to the most recent authorities steerage up to date on December 22, all vacationers to the Netherlands outdoors of the EU and Schengen space over the age of 12 should current a unfavorable Covid check end result to be allowed entry.
The pre-departure check for journey should be a PCR check taken no later than 48 hours earlier than arrival, or a fast antigen check from 24 hours earlier than arrival.
All vacationers over the age of 12 arriving to the Dutch nation by way of air should additionally full an official well being declaration for entry to the nation.
The quarantine requirement for American vacationers was removed back in late September, after it was briefly put in for about three weeks for all vacationers coming from “very high-risk” nations, which included guests from the U.S. At the time the quarantine requirement was enacted, unvaccinated vacationers had been additionally banned from journey to the Netherlands.
The Netherlands Under Lockdown Over Holidays
The new tightened journey restrictions observe a national lockdown that was imposed on December 19 to curb the unfold of rising Covid circumstances within the midst of the Omicron variant.
Under the brand new lockdown guidelines, non-essential companies reminiscent of gyms, bars, indoor eating and non-essential outlets are briefly closed. Restaurants and outlets are allowed to supply take-out and pick-up choices. In addition, a restrict of two visitors are allowed per family, except 4 visitors on the vacations of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
The lockdown measures are at present scheduled to be in place till January 14, with a risk of extension if circumstances proceed to rise.
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