The Taxi is clean, equipped with GPS and up-to-date navigation. When you leave, you know what time you will arrive at your destination. If desired, we will look for additional information about your flight details at Schiphol transport.
There are different types of taxis in the Netherlands. In 1905 the first taxis were driving in Amsterdam and in 1909 a permit was first issued for passenger transport with German electric vehicles.
• First of all, we have in Amsterdam the operator TTO boarding taxi with taxi roof light. These taxis are located along the road, especially at a station, airport or large event. With these taxis it is not mandatory to take the front taxi: you can always choose a taxi in line yourself. The rate is based on the Board Computer Taxi meter. In the Netherlands taxi starting rate's for sedan car are € 3.26 + kilometer rate € 2.40 + time rate (per minute) € 0.40
• In addition, there are also Pre-order Taxi's, also availble as call and App Taxi's. These taxis come to you and take you to your destination. With these taxis you may discuss a rate in advance or the ride is on a meter (App meter or Board Computer Taxi meter) or there are fixed prices.
• Finally, there are also contract taxis, these taxis belong to the special transport. They transport, among others, the elderly and the disabled passangers.
License | Blue plate
• Taxi's in the Netherlands are licenced by the law and they have a blue licence plate-number.
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Measures apply from 25 September 2021
From 25 September, a corona ticket must be shown at, for example, a catering business, cinema or event's. That measure will then take effect, because the one and a half meter rule will be abolished on the same day.
Mandatory corona ticket for, among other things, catering, festivals, concerts and sports competitions. An exception will be made for visitors to terraces, they will soon not have to show a QR code.
Anyone from the age of thirteen who wants to visit a café or restaurant, theater, concert or sports match in the Netherlands from September 25, must show a corona pass. The requirement also applies to expats, tourists, border workers and other foreign visitors. Those who come from another EU country and have been vaccinated will experience few obstacles. In other cases, it will be practically a little trickier.
European certificate gives access in the Netherlands
People from other countries of the European Union can get a corona pass in the form of a certificate from their own government. This can be done on paper, but also digitally if the local government offers it, for example via an app.
A number of non-EU countries are also connected to the international system. These include Norway, Turkey and Switzerland. EU Digital COVID Certificate
Information | flying 2 and from the Netherlands
Passengers flying to and from the Netherlands must complete documents as a Health Declaration Form. You will find this form, the mandatory documents and more information for operators and airlines on this page.
Changes regarding countries outside the EU
As of 4 September 0:01 am the United States, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia will be designated very high-risk areas. This means the EU entry ban will apply to these countries. People travelling from these countries will only be able enter the Netherlands if they are fully vaccinated or fall under one of the exemption categories for the EU entry ban. They are also required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival as of 4 september 9:00 am. As of 6 September, they must also show a negative test result. Proof of recovery or vaccination will no longer be sufficient.
Lebanon will be designated a high-risk area and fall under the EU entry ban as of 4 September 0:01 am, with fully vaccinated travellers exempt from the entry ban. The current COVID certificate requirement will remain unchanged.
Changes regarding countries where there is a variant of concern
As of 4 September 0:01 am, the category ‘very high-risk area where there is a variant of concern’ will cease to exist. Additional measures had been in place for the 16 countries in this category (South Africa and countries in South and Central America). As of 4 September 0:01 am these countries will be moved to either the category 'high-risk area' or the category 'very high-risk area'.
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay will be designated high-risk areas. Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Suriname, Venezuela and South Africa will be designated very high-risk areas.
As of 4 September 0:01 am, travellers who have been fully vaccinated or fall under one of the exemption categories for the EU entry ban will be able to enter the EU. The requirement for some travellers to show two negative test results will be lifted. However, other requirements still apply. People travelling from a high-risk area must show a COVID certificate (proof of vaccination or recovery or a negative test result) and the health declaration. People travelling from a very high-risk area must show a negative test result (proof of vaccination or recovery is not sufficient) and the health declaration, and must comply with the mandatory quarantine requirement.
The EU travel ban will come into effect at 4 september 0:01 am, the mandatory quarantine requirement at 4 september 9:00 am and test obligations at 6 september 9:00 am.