Test and Vaccinations


As of April 11, you should do a self test if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Testing at GGD locations is only open to specific groups (health workers and people who need proof of recovery to travel). Take a look here for more information. 

 PCR test for travel

If you are travelling abroad, you most likely need a PCR test taken. On the travel page, you can find locations in the Leiden region where you can get such a test.


There are several test and vaccination locations in the Leiden region. Everyone who is 12 or older and a resident in the Netherlands has been invited to get vaccinated.

Still need a vaccine? Find a walk-in vaccination centre here. There is no appointment needed.

For information about booster shots, click here.

Other important information about vaccinations in the Netherlands

Are you not listed in the BRP but  staying in the Netherlands for 1 month or longer? Then you can contact your own embassy in the Netherlands. The embassy will provide you with a telephone number with which you can register for a vaccination. Bring your passport to the appointment for the corona vaccination. 

The government has also made several communication tools in different languages (English, Polish, Arabic and more), which answers several questions you might have about a coronavirus vaccination. You can find them here

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