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Dutch Authorities removes all Covid-19 journey restrictions

Dutch Authorities removes all Covid-19 journey restrictions

The Authorities of the Netherlands has introduced the elimination of all Covid-19 associated restrictions for travellers coming into the nation.

It has additionally eliminated restrictions for passengers arriving from nations positioned exterior the European Union (EU) or Schengen space.

The brand new guidelines turned efficient on 17 September.

In a press release, the federal government stated: “The Dutch authorities has determined to elevate the EU entry ban for the Netherlands as of 17 September.

“Given the present epidemiological scenario within the Netherlands, the federal government feels that for entry to the Netherlands the EU entry ban is now not proportional.

“The European Fee can also be planning to publish a proposal for revising the foundations for coming into the EU in autumn 2022.”

The Dutch authorities had beforehand made it obligatory for guests from the Schengen space and EU to point out proof of vaccination or a restoration certificates to enter the Netherlands.

Previous to this, unvaccinated passengers from the US or Canada weren’t allowed to go to the nation, whereas vaccinated passengers have been required to current proof of vaccination.

Vaccination certificates additionally needed to meet a number of standards, such because the final dose being inside the final 9 months or with a vaccine authorised by the European Medicines Company (EMA) or World Well being Organisation (WHO).

As well as, the federal government is reported to have eliminated its masks mandate, however individuals have been suggested to be extra cautious and take required measures to safeguard themselves.

Additionally it is advising high-risk sufferers to seek the advice of with their docs earlier than travelling and delay their journeys in the event that they really feel extra comfy doing so.

In a separate growth, Spain has additional relaxed Covid-19 journey guidelines at its seaports and airports.

From 20 September, passengers who don’t belong to the EU will now not need to current Spain Journey Well being (SpTH) info upon arrival.

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Dutch Authorities removes all Covid-19 journey restrictions