Info for Schiphol visitors
COVID test before departure
You can take a rapid COVID-19 test at Schiphol before departure. Before you travel to Schiphol, check which test you need for your destination.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need to wear a face mask? Am I allowed to transfer? Do I need a health declaration and a negative COVID test result?
Crowd levels on your travel day
Find out what time you should arrive at Schiphol for your flight. Check crowd levels for your travel day and more.
Prepare for your flight
Can I wave goodbye or welcome someone inside?
We ask you to wait outside, please don't enter the terminal. We need all the space in the departure and arrival halls for travellers to keep a distance of 1.5 metres.
Do I need to get tested before I fly?
Many travel destinations require you to have a negative COVID-19 test result. Before you fly, check what is applicable to you and make an appointment for a corona test.
Do I have to wear a face mask at Schiphol?
We kindly request that you wear a face mask from the moment you arrive at Schiphol to when you get to the plane, or from the moment you disembark to when you are outside again.
Do I need a health declaration?
Your health and that of your fellow travellers is what we consider to be the most important thing. That is why we ask every traveller to complete a health declaration and bring it along.
When do I need to go into quarantine?
The Dutch government requires people returning from countries that have been given a red or orange colour code to go into quarantine for ten days.
Face masks, distancing and hand washing
You must wear a face mask everywhere at Schiphol, keep a 1.5-metre distance where possible and regularly wash your hands.