The Netherlands extends its ban on foreign travellers to June 15

Immigration control at Schiphol airport. Photo:
Immigration control at Schiphol airport. Photo:

The Netherlands has extended its ban on people travelling to the country from outside Europe and the UK until June 15.

The ban, which was imposed on March 18, applies to all but urgent travel, although there are some exceptions.

Diplomatic and NGO staff, medical staff and lorry drivers may continue to enter the Netherlands, as well as foreign nationals with residency cards or long stay visas, the guidelines state.

Read the rules (English)

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