NEW DELHI: Travellers who have got fully vaccinated with WHO-approved Covid vaccines in India will no longer need a pre-departure RT-PCR test for going to the Netherlands. “Travel Update! As from October 22, 2021, travellers from India who are fully vaccinated with a WHO approved vaccine are no longer required to do a PCR-test before their departure to the Netherlands,” the embassy of Netherlands in India tweeted Thursday night. Travel Update! As from Oct 22, 2021, travelers from India who are fully vaccinated with a WHO approved vaccine are… https://t.co/YzK69HsXTJ— NL Embassy India 🇮🇳🇳🇱 (@NLinIndia) 1634827365000It advises travellers to study the checklist for entering or returning to Netherlands from outside EU/Schengen area on this website: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/checklist-entry/from-outside-the-euEuropean nations are among the countries identified as “at risk” (from Covid perspective) countries by India. As of now, Netherland does not figure in the list of countries (called category A) with who India has an agreement for mutual recognition of vaccination certificates for individuals fully jabbed with nationally/WHO recognised Covid-19 vaccine. Due to this, all arrivals in India from Netherland and other at risk countries not in category A list will from next Monday (October 25) need to submit sample for post-arrival Covid-19 test at the point of arrival after which they will be allowed to leave the airport. They must home quarantine for seven days. Re-test on the eighth day of arrival in India and if negative, further self-monitor of their health for next 7 days. Everyone flying into India has to undergo a Covid RT-PCR test 72 hours.