US To Netherlands Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Netherlands, but there are restrictions.
Source: Government of the Netherlands

Netherlands: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter the Netherlands.

Source: Government of the Netherlands


No quarantine required
Travelers who have been only in selected countries for the past 10 days before travel are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Netherlands.

Source: Government of the Netherlands

COVID-19 test not required

No proof of negative COVID-19 test results required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result.

Source: Government of the Netherlands

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public transport
Travelers must wear masks in public transport and at airports.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers aged 12 years and younger.
Source: Dutch Government

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccine declaration form
Fully vaccinated travelers are required to complete and present the vaccine declaration form to the Dutch border authorities.

Source: Dutch Government
Document: Download PDF
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must bring proof of vaccination or may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Proof of vaccination is valid only if it has passed 28 days after the vaccination schedule of a single dose and this single dose has been administered (Janssen), or the vaccination schedule of 2 doses and both doses have been administered 14 days before arrival, or 1 dose has been administered and it has been confirmed that the person vaccinated had previously been infected with the virus SARS-CoV-2.

For travelers vaccinated with the Janssen vaccine after August 14th, 2021, proof of vaccination will only be valid after 28 days.

The vaccine must be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or is on the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Non-EU residents can present valid proof of vaccination in paper.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

For more details please check the source.

Source: Dutch Government
Document: Explore EU Digital COVID Certificate