Today, September 3, 2021, the Netherlands (Amsterdam) announced new entry requirements. Most unvaccinated U.S. travelers are not permitted to enter Amsterdam at this time. Exceptions for essential travel may be permitted.
Fully-vaccinated travelers (those staying in and those on a connecting flight through Amsterdam) must provide documentation with proof of full vaccination prior to boarding.
Travelers Staying in Amsterdam:Effective September 4, all travelers, must self-quarantine for 10 days upon arrival into Amsterdam, with a possibility of a shortened quarantine period by providing a negative COVID-19 test result after five days. And effective September 6, all travelers, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 NAAT (PCR) test result taken at most 48 hours or negative antigen test result taken at most 24 hours before departure. Children under 12 years of age will not be required to present a negative test result.
Travelers Connecting through Amsterdam: Travelers are not required to present a negative COVID-19 test result for the purpose of a connecting flight through Amsterdam if travel begins in the U.S. However, travelers must still fill out a health declaration and quarantine declaration in order to board a flight and will be required to stay in the airport’s connection zone and depart within 48 hours to a destination outside of Amsterdam.