30 June 2020 The European Council published today a recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the European Union per 1 July 2020. The Netherlands government has until now always followed these recommendations.
The EU member states states should start lifting the travel restrictions at the external borders for residents of the following third countries:
The travel restrictions for China are lifted subject to confirmation of reciprocity.
Residence and not nationality in one of the countries listed above determines if travel restrictions are applicabe or not.
This list of third countries will be reviewed every two weeks and may be updated by the European Council.
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