The Dutch government has announced that it will end its mandatory quarantine and update its COVID-19 entry requirements on Feb. 25.

Key Points:

  • Individuals who are traveling from very high-risk areas, including Australia, the U.K. and the U.S., among others, will no longer be required to self-quarantine upon arrival.
  • Individuals who are traveling from the EU or Schengen area and do not have proof that they are fully vaccinated will now be required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country.
  • Travelers can check COVID-19 entry requirements for their departure country on this website.

Additional Information: Travelers who are 12 years old and above must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test if they are traveling from outside the EU or Schengen area. More information regarding the Netherlands’ entry requirements can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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