If you are travelling from the UK to the Netherlands, it is necessary to have the right health certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and fit to fly certificates, allowing you to travel to Nigeria without complications.

Covid Test for the Netherlands

If you are travelling from the UK to the Netherlands, it is necessary to have the right health certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and fit to fly certificates, allowing you to travel to the Netherlands without complications.

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As of 21 May 2021, the FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of the Netherlands based on the current assessment of Covid-19 risks.

Covid-19 antigen tests are not accepted for those travelling to the Netherlands from the UK. Alternatively, you can test for Covid-19 using one of our PCR test kits which must be taken within 72 hours before departing the UK. Failure to provide a negative Covid-19 test may result in travellers being refused entry to the Netherlands.

The Netherlands is on the amber list for entering England. If you’re planning to return to the UK from the Netherlands, you’re required to take an antigen test from a government-listed service provider like Medicspot. Details on how to buy a Covid-19 antigen test can be found here.

Netherlands Travel Advice

Can I travel to the Netherlands?

From 1 January 2021, non-EU/EEA nationals and nationals of non-Schengen states, including UK nationals, are not permitted entry to the Netherlands for non-essential purposes. Please see the Dutch government website for more information.

Which Coronavirus test do I need to travel to the Netherlands?

If you’re travelling to the Netherlands by plane or ferry, you must present a negative PCR test taken within 24 hours of departure. Further information can be found on the government website.

What type of screening will I need upon my arrival to the Netherlands?

If you’re travelling to or from the Netherlands by air you must complete a health screening form and have it ready to show on request during your journey, whether you are at the departure airport, on the aircraft or at the arrival airport. On arrival in the Netherlands your health screening form will be checked by public health and security authorities.

Please note that you may be refused permission to travel based on your health screening form.

What are the quarantine rules upon entering the Netherlands?

The Dutch Government has a colour-coded system of high-risk (orange/red) and lower risk (yellow) countries and regions. The UK is currently listed as a high-risk country. Travellers entering the Netherlands from the UK are required to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival.

You may leave quarantine to take a PCR test on day 5 after arriving in the Netherlands. If the result is negative, you can end your self-isolation that day. If the test result is positive, you need to continue quarantining and you will receive further instructions from the local health authorities. See the Dutch government website for the full quarantine requirements.

How much does a Covid-19 test cost for travel to the Netherlands?

If you are travelling to the Netherlands, a Covid-19 test costs £149. This covers the PCR test as well as a Fit to Fly certificate.

Are Medicspot Covid tests approved by the Netherlands?

Yes, Medicspot tests and Fit to Fly certificates are universally recognised by both Dutch airlines and the Dutch government.

What documentation will I get following my Covid test to meet the Dutch travel requirements?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with negative test results as well as a Fit to Fly certificate within the 72 hour testing requirement window.

How long before my flight to the Netherlands should I take a Covid test?

Travellers from the UK to the Netherlands must take a negative PCR test 72 hours before their flight.

Disclaimer All information is provided as guidance only. Ultimate responsibility for ensuring tests meet travel requirements lies with the traveller. Medicspot cannot be held liable for the advice provided here, given the changing nature of the government guidelines and the testing environment.

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