UPDATE: New pre-travel testing option for flights to the Netherlands    Updated 17 March 2021

Entry rules for travel to the Netherlands are changing for customers flying to or via Amsterdam. Customers staying in the Netherlands now need to comply with one of two negative test requirements prior to travel.

Option 1
  • Proof of a rapid antigen or molecular test within 4 hours of departure and 
  • Proof of a negative nucleic acid amplification (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours of arrival*.
Option 2 (new)
  • Proof of a negative NAAT test within 12 hours of departing flight to Amsterdam.
Transfer Passengers (new)

Passengers in transit must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 NAAT test result taken at most 72 hours prior to arrival into the Netherlands.

Travelers must stay in the airport’s transit zone and leave again within 48 hours to a destination outside the Netherlands. You must be able to prove that you have a connecting flight within 48 hours and valid travel documents.

Note: customers on a COVID-tested flight must follow separate guidelines. Please click here for further details.


Customers must present a certificate that indicates the test taken was a nucleic acid amplification test type, including but not limited to: mPOCT, NAAT, RT-PCR, LAMP, or TMA.



Delta customers can find their nearest testing location on delta.com.

ATL – Atlanta Airport:
Rapid Testing location is situated near gate E14. Customers can schedule an appointment here.

DTWDetroit Airport:
Rapid Testing location is situated at Concourse A, Gate A43. Customers can schedule an appointment here.

Customers requiring a pre-travel rapid test should arrive in plenty of time at the airport.


For more information, please visit Delta’s Coronavirus Travel Requirements page.



*Exemptions apply. Please refer to the Dutch government website on COVID-19 testing for more information. 

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