Information about Netherlands
Population: 16.785.088 (2008 est.)
Capital: Amsterdam 762,0574 inhab. (2009)
Official Languages: dutch
The national flag of Netherlands is Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)
Main cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Endhoven, Utrecht
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Netherlands in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Netherlands, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Netherlands - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
Time Zone: (GMT +1) summer time (GMT+2)
International travel to the Netherlands is allowed. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
Travelers presenting a valid international certificate for full COVID-19 vaccination, using an approved vaccine, are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements. Final dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure, or 28 days if vaccinated with Jansson's single dose vaccine. All vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency or the World Health Organization are accepted. Full details on accepted vaccinations and certificate requirements can be found HERE
Travelers can provide their EU digital certificate on paper or digitally as proof of vaccination, recovery or negative test result. Health documents provided in this way will not require additional verification on arrival. Full details on the EU digital certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found HERE
Proof of a negative nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), taken within the previous 48 hours, must be presented upon departure. Alternatively, a negative rapid test (antigen or PCR) may be presented, taken within 24 hours of departure. Accepted NAAT tests include PCR, RT-PCR, LAMP, TMA, and mPOCT.
All travelers are advised to get tested for COVID-19 after arrival, even if they are fully vaccinated.
A "Traveler's Public Health Declaration Form" must be completed prior to departure.
For more details go to the website of the Government of the Netherlands