Netherlands Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
April 19, 2022

Netherlands - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

O D K E N H U T C

Exercise increased caution in the Netherlands due to terrorism.

Country Summary: Terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in the Netherlands. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

Read the country information page for additional information on travel to the Netherlands.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined the Netherlands has a high level of COVID-19. Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.

If you decide to travel to the Netherlands:

  • Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the Embassy COVID-19 page for country-specific COVID-19 information.   
  • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and large crowded public venues.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities including movement restrictions related to any ongoing police action.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter
  • Review the Country Security Report for the Netherlands.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.

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Information for Vaccinated Travelers

The CDC's latest guidance on international travel for vaccinated people can be found here.

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam
Museumplein 19
1071 DJ Amsterdam
Telephone
+(31) (0) 70 310 2209
Emergency
+(31) (0) 70 310 2209
Fax
+(31) (0) 20 575 5330

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