You want to visit the opera Carmen, welcome! In addition to your regular admission ticket, you also need a Corona admission ticket via the CoronaCheck app for access to the site.

New measures (July 10, 2021)

The following applies to Opera Spanga: the corona ticket remains mandatory, you will be allocated a fixed seat, both in the stands and at the restaurant and bar. We maintain a capacity of 2/3 of the total number of seats. The bucket seats remain of course!

Note: The time limit for Testing for Access has been tightened. A test is valid for 24 hours at the latest.


You have three options to obtain the Corona admission ticket:

  1. Test Proof - A negative test result less than 24 hours before the performance. You can make an appointment for a corona test at an affiliated test location near you via (dutch).
  2. Vaccination proof - Evidence of a complete corona vaccination with a vaccine that has been approved by the EMA.
  3. Recovery certificate - Proof that you recovered from corona less than six months ago.

You can only demonstrate proof for one of these three options via the CoronaCheck app.
You can find the steps you need to take to turn your test, vaccination or recovery certificate into a valid Corona entry certificate in the form of a QR code on the website of the national government, see

For your visit, bring your Corona admission ticket with you via the CoronaCheck app or printed on paper. At the entrance to the site, we scan the QR code in the app. Also bring your ID with you. Your data will be compared with the data that are linked to the Corona admission ticket. Finally, we also check your regular admission ticket.

This video explains all the steps of 'testing for access' (Dutch):