Abflexkracht ensures safe working and living, also during the COVID-19 pandemic!

Last UPDATE 17/8/2021

We think it is very important that all employees of abflexkracht are as fully aware as possible of all corona measures that apply in the Netherlands and that they also know what our working method is in this ever-changing situation.

At abflexkracht, we naturally follow the measures taken by the Dutch government. In addition, we follow the 'ABU-corona safety protocol for migrant workers'. The ABU is the trade association of which certified employment agencies are members. With the protocol, the ABU wants to ensure that flex migrants can continue to live, work and travel safely in the Netherlands during the various phases of the corona crisis, and have access to care. And we fully support that! Your health and safety is also important to us as your employer.

Travel advice Netherlands

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Travel to the Netherlands, rules in the Netherlands:

  • You do not have to show corona proof.
  • You don't have to quarantine.
  • To be sure, do a self-test on arrival, even if you have been vaccinated. In the Netherlands, cheap (€3) self-tests are available at supermarkets, among others. You can also pick up free self-tests at abflexkracht's office (notify us in advance)!

Outward journey to country in EU:

  • You can travel to countries in the EU with a corona certificate if:
  • You have been fully vaccinated 14 days or more ago, or;
  • You can show that you have recovered from COVID-19, or;
  • Your negative PCR test or antigen test is not older than 48 hours.
  • You don't have to quarantine.
  • Are you traveling by plane? Please complete the online Passenger Locator Form before checking in. If this is not possible, please fill in a paper version. This is provided by the cabin crew on your flight.
  • Children under the age of 12 traveling with a vaccinated parent do not need to be tested.

In July and August 2021 you can have a free corona test in the Netherlands before your trip. Even if you travel to a country outside Europe. You often need a negative test result if you do not meet the requirements for a vaccination certificate. Or the requirements for a recovery certificate. For traveling abroad you need a FREE test proof/certificate: This portal is available in NL and ENG (and can be translated into Polish via google). Here you can indicate the date on which you fly, where you live (postal code) and then different locations, dates and times will appear on the screen to choose. The locations are almost always within walking or cycling distance.

Traveling through Germany

All travelers from the age of 12 who want to enter Germany must be vaccinated or tested or must be able to show that they have already had corona.

To test

Together we are responsible for preventing infections (in the workplace) as best as possible and it is important to know what to do in case of infections.

The most important thing is that you have yourself tested if you have complaints that fit with corona. Do this even if you have already been vaccinated. You do not have to pay for the test. You go out alone for the test appointment. You will also stay at home and will not receive visitors.

There are many options in the Netherlands to have you tested for free. You can do this via the GGD (you can also request self-tests via abflexkracht). Do you want to have yourself tested or do an official test at the GGD? Please contact your personnel coordinator, for example via

Have you been to someone who has the coronavirus? You then have to keep a close eye on your health for 10 days. You can be infected with the coronavirus. Test yourself immediately AND without complaints also again on day 5. The advice is to get tested from 5 days after the last contact with the person who has tested positive. If you have no complaints, you do not have to stay at home while you wait for the test result.

Have you tested positive?

To prevent you from spreading the coronavirus further, if you have tested positive, you will immediately go into isolation at home. You also immediately call your abflexkracht personnel coordinator and the employer where you were working.

1. You may be released from isolation if it is at least 7 days after the start of your complaints and you no longer have any complaints that are consistent with corona for 24 hours.

2. If your complaints persist, you may be released from isolation after 14 days.

3. You may have had no symptoms when you were tested. Below you can see in which situation you may then be released from isolation.

4. If you are protected against corona, you can leave isolation after 3 days if you have no complaints. You are protected against corona if:

o it has been more than 14 days since you had 1 jab and you have already had corona before.

o you have had corona within the past 6 months (180 days).

o it has been more than 14 days since you had the 2nd shot with the AstraZeneca, Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

o it has been more than 14 days since you had 1 shot with the Janssen vaccine.

• You still have no complaintsh 5 days after the test that fit with corona. Then you can go out of isolation after those 5 days.

Still complaints?

• After the test you will still get symptoms that are consistent with corona. Then you have to be in isolation longer. You are allowed out of isolation if it is at least 7 days after the start of your complaints and you no longer have any complaints that fit corona for 24 hours.

• After the test you still have complaints that are consistent with corona and you have a reduced immune system due to illness or medication. Then you can leave isolation 14 days after the start of your complaints.

You can count on the help of abflexkracht and we never just kick someone out of the house who is sick!


A well-functioning, safe vaccine against corona could end the pandemic. You can also get vaccinated in the Netherlands (for free). You can choose whether you want the Janssen vaccine or an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna). If you choose Janssen you get 1 shot. If you choose mRNA you will get a shot twice, you have to make a second appointment and come back after a few weeks.

• Individual WITH appointment: Migrant workers can call 020-5555202 to make an appointment for a vaccination. This can also be done through an interpreter. They will then agree a day and time at a GGD location in Amsterdam or Amstelveen. This is possible with or without BSN.

• You can visit the vaccination locations AFAS Live (Southeast), Calandhal (Nieuw West), NDSM (North) or RAI (South) individually WITHOUT an appointment. Migrant workers can come to these locations without an appointment if they have not previously been vaccinated against corona. This is possible with or without BSN.

Are you going to get your shot? Then take the following with you:

• Identification

• A mouth cap

• Put on clothes where you can easily expose your upper arm

Extra information

Information about coronavirus:

At abflexkracht, we are confident that if we pay attention to each other's safety, we will get through this corona crisis together. So thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Team abflexkracht