Can I travel with a Digital COVID Certificate?
How does the Digital COVID Certificate work?
The Digital COVID Certificate is a QR code stored on your smartphone. This QR code is scanned when you check in for your flight from Schiphol. The person checking the QR code will see a green screen if you:
- have been vaccinated
- have recently received a negative test result
- have recently had COVID-19
Please note: your proof of vaccination must comply with the Dutch requirements, find out more on Government.nl.
In the Netherlands, the Digital COVID Certificate is part of the CoronaCheck app. You can find more information about it on coronacheck.nl. On this website, you can also find out how you can enter your details (vaccination, negative test result or proof that you have recovered from COVID-19) into the app using your DigiD. The app will generate a unique QR code. If you prefer, you can also get a printed QR code via coronacheck.nl.
Travelling within the EU
As of 1 July 2021, the Digital COVID Certificate (QR code) will be valid in all European Union countries. With this certificate, you can travel to EU destinations and Schengen countries like Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Individual countries may still have other requirements regarding testing and quarantine. Check Netherlandsworldwide.nl to see what applies to your travel destination.
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