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Entry ban reinstated for Morocco

Entry ban reinstated The list of countries for which an exemption to the general entry ban applies, has been updated. The entry ban for Morocco has been reinstated. The following countries are currently exempted: Australia Canada Georgia Japan New Zealand Rwanda South Korea Thailand Tunisia Uruguay China (subject to reciprocity) For individuals of all other…

Entry ban reinstated for Algeria

Entry ban reinstated The list of countries for which an exemption to the general entry ban applies, has been updated. The entry ban for Algeria has been reinstated. The following countries are currently exempted: Australia Canada Georgia Japan Morocco New Zealand Rwanda South Korea Thailand Tunisia Uruguay China (subject to reciprocity) For individuals of all…

Entry Bans eased as of 1 July 2020

As of 1 July 2020 the Dutch government has eased its COVID-19-related temporary entry bans. Entry bans lifted The lifting of the entry bans will apply to (long term) residents of the following countries: Algeria Australia Canada Georgia Japan Montenegro Morocco New Zealand Rwanda Serbia South Korea Thailand Tunisia Uruguay The list of countries will…

Entry bans extended until 1 July 2020

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that all EU countries extend their current COVID-19-related temporary entry bans until 1 July 2020. The Dutch government has adopted the recommendation from the EC. Entry Bans The entry bans restrict all non-essential travel from third countries into Europe (i.e. all EU member states, all Schengen members and the…

COVID-19 Corona update May 18th 2020

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that all EU countries extend their current COVID-19-related temporary entry bans until 15 June 2020. The Dutch government has adopted the recommendation from the EC. The entry ban restricts all non-essential travel from third countries into Europe (i.e. all EU member states, all Schengen members and the UK). The…

COVID-19 Corona update April 14th 2020

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that all EU countries extend their current COVID-19-related temporary entry bans until 15 May 2020. The Dutch government has adopted the recommendation from the EC. The entry ban restricts all non-essential travel from third countries into Europe (i.e. all EU member states, all Schengen members and the UK). The…

COVID-19 Corona update March 31st 2020

On 31 March 2020 the Dutch government extended the measures in respect to the spread of the Coronavirus up to and including 28 April 2020. Consequently, the IND desks are only open for urgent matters and the Expatcenters do not provide IND services. Additionally, all consular desks of Dutch diplomatic posts remain closed. Should you have…

WagwEU: The why, when and how

You will have noticed that workers and self-employed people from EEA Member States and Switzerland who have come to perform work in the Netherlands since 1 March must be reported on the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment’s new notification portal. This notification duty for postings since 1 March 2020 does not stand on its…