The government of Netherlands have adopted some policies to help in regulating the spread of COVID-19, and one of such is the introduction of the Passenger Locator Form and Health Declaration.
General Information About The Passenger Locator Form For Netherlands
This public health declaration form or passenger locator form is designed to help screen those travelling into the Netherlands to help limit and stop coronavirus from spreading in the country.
Travelers aged 13 years and above from around the globe that plan entering Netherlands have to fill and submit this Passenger Locator Form and Health Declaration form for entry. You can fill it online through the link on this page.
This Netherlands public health travel declaration should be submitted at least one full day (24 hours) before entering the nation.
What this means is that you cannot apply for this Passenger Locator Form and Health Declaration form for entry once you land in the Netherlands.
Please note that this document does not take the place of an electronic visa to Netherlands. It is designed to help the officials keep in touch with travelers for contact tracing against coronavirus.
If you are travelling to the Netherlands from a country that requires visa, then you have to apply separately for an electronic visa to Netherlands and apply for this form for entry differently too.
How To Apply For The PLF To Netherlands
Applying for this health travel document isn’t hard. All you need to do is open the application form on this page and provide some basic information like:
- Personal details
- Flight details
- Health status
Documents needed to apply:
There isn’t much needed when it comes to documents to apply. The main document needed for the Netherlands PLF application is:
• Selfie proof of payment card: If applicable, you need to upload a selfie with only the last four (4) digits of the card used for payment visible.
After submitting your application and it has been expertly reviewed, you will receive an email containing your copy of the Netherlands health declaration form.
It is strongly advised to print this Health Declaration Form out because you will have to display it to the authorities immediately you land in the Netherlands.
If you are travelling with a child/ward below 13 years, then their details should be filled out in your form for entry.
Medical Requirements To Enter Netherlands
Several travelers are in search of what test or quarantine requirements is needed to enter Netherlands.
The accepted test includes:
- PCR test, taken at least 72 hours before departure
- Rapid antigen test conducted at least 24 hours before departure.
Travelers who don’t have proof of these tests are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. You can reduce this quarantine period if you take a COVID-19 test on the 5th day and it shows negative.
As you apply for this Passenger Locator Form and Health Declaration document, note that the vaccines approved include: Sinovac, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm BIBP, Serum Institute of India.