Latest COVID-19 Regulations Updates in the Netherlands

Updated 31-05-2022

Traveling to the Netherlands

The Netherlands is open again / Indonesia added to the EU Safe Country List

On the 17th of November, the EU decided to add Indonesia to the EU Safe Country List. The Netherlands has implemented this decision on the 25th of November. That would make travelling from Indonesia to the Netherlands easier.

Please contact VFS Global to schedule your visa appointment.

More Covid-19 information about visiting the Netherlands from abroad:

  • Information for passengers flying to and from the Netherlands here
  • Checklist for (re-) entry here
  • Do the Travel Check here

Update quarantine, proof of test and vaccination

  • Requirements proof of vaccination here
  • Requirements covid-test here 
  • Requirements Negative test results here
  • Requirements Quarantine here


The VFS offices in Jakarta, Surabaya and Bali are open again (75%).

Schedule your VFS appointment

For questions related to the VFS appointment system:

Orange Carpet/ Blue Carpet Facility in Jakarta

As of April 11, 2022, the customer who qualifies for the Orange carpet/Blue carpet facility no longer needs to make an appointment.

On working days (Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays) between 3:00 PM and 3:30 PM there are limited slots available at the VFS office in Jakarta to submit the visa application without an appointment.

If the customer makes use of this, the appointment already made after April 11, 2022 will automatically be canceled in the system.

More information /

Consular Services

The consular section is fully open, however with limited service. This means that passport, identity card and MVV applications and legalizations are processed to a limited extent.

Schedule your consular appointment

We are open for Civic Integration Exams. Schedule your Civic Integration Exams appointment

For any questions and advice, please send an email to

We hope we can count on your cooperation and thank you for your understanding.

Stay healthy & safe!


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