COVID-19: Coronavirus - Travelling to The Netherlands

What You Should Consider When Travelling During These Times

It’s hard for employers and employees to know what to do or what they are expected to do as the situation around COVID-19 changes daily. Read more on what employers and employees should consider when travelling to The Netherlands during COVID-19.


  • It is strongly advised not to travel to the Netherlands unless it is strictly necessary, however the borders remain open.



  • Find the list of Safe Countries where it is allowed to travel into The Netherlands, as the EU travel ban is not applicable for these countries.


  • In case the Employee is ill during a holiday (in The Netherlands or abroad), the days of illness will be registered as Sick Leave and not as Holiday Leave / Time-off. The days the employee was not ill during his holiday will be registered as Holiday Leave.


  • Please refer also to the mandatory Leaves of Absence types , such as calamity leave, short term care leave etc, to validate which type of leaves of absence is applicable.


  • Read all our posts on COVID-19 here. 

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