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Travelling and COVID-19
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Travel ban from southern part of Africa to the Netherlands
As of Friday 26 November, 12:00 PM (Amsterdam time), flights from the following countries to the Netherlands will be banned: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, and Swaziland. The Dutch government has decided on this travel ban in response to the newly discovered variant of the COVID-19 virus.
Mandatory tests and quarantine
These restrictions also apply to travellers on the 2 flights from South Africa that landed at Schiphol before noon Friday 26 November. Travellers who have a connecting flight are also obligated to get tested.
Dutch nationals and EU citizens in transit to the country where they live, are still allowed to travel to the Netherlands, taking these restrictions into account. This also applies to medical staff who are committed to fighting the virus. Passengers departing from the Netherlands are still allowed to travel to southern Africa.
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