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Travel restrictions extended until 15 May 2020

17 April 2020  

The European Commission requested the Schengen Member States and the Schengen Associated States to prolong in the application of the travel restriction on non-essential travel from third countries into the EU+ area by another 30 days, until on 15 May 2020.

The Dutch government is strictly enforcing the EU travel restrictions banning all non-essential travel from outside the EU.  The travel ban has been extended through May 15, 2020.  Non-EU citizens and non-residents are prohibited from entering the Netherlands except for those in certain categories of travelers including passengers transiting Amsterdam Schiphol airport.

Please click here for an overview which travellers fall under the exemption category.

The EU+ area are EU+area include all Schengen Member States (including Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus and Romania), as well as the four Schengen Associated States. It also includes Ireland and the United Kingdom if they decide to align.

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