Border crossing

Crossing the border between the Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia and Belgium

With the Crossing-Borders Tool you can find out in no time at all whether you are allowed to cross the border, whether you have to register or whether you have to go into quarantine.

For the current state of affairs, please refer to our News.

Germany ⬌ Netherlands

  • Current information from the Dutch government on travelling from the Netherlands to Germany is available here>>.
  • The entry regulation for Germany can be found here>>
  • Current Dutch government information for cross-border commuters between the Netherlands and Germany: here>>

Information on travel restrictions and border controls is provided by various federal and state ministries:

  • From the Federal Ministry of the Interior: here>>
  • By the State of North Rhine-Westphalia: here>>
  • The state government of Lower Saxony provides information: here>>

Cross-border worker certificate

If you work as a cross-border worker, you can prove this with this form.

Germany ⬌ Belgium

  • You can find information on this at
  • Information for cross-border workers from the Netherlands to Belgium can be found on the website of the Dutch government: here>>

Switzerland ⬌ Germany ⬌ France

  • EURES-T Upper Rhine has compiled information for these borders. You can find it here>>