En De
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.67%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Movement Restrictions:

02.06.2022

Non-essential travellers from defined countries are given travel advice. List of countries regularly updated. Requirement to fill in travel log.; 7/03/2022: trips out of the Schengen zone are still discouraged for unvaccinated individuals; 23/05/2022: The ban on non-essential travel from outside the EU is lifted.

02.06.2022

Compulsory for anyone not residing in Belgium to present a Digital Covid Certificate upon entry; i.e. a valid vaccination certificate. Exceptions apply (stays of less than 48 hours). No test obligation for anyone who enters the country (resident and non-resident) with a certificate. For Belgian residents without a certificate travelling from a dark red country or a third country not on the white list of Europe should undergo a rapid antigen (RAT) or a PCR test on day 1 after their arrival. For people from countries or regions with circulation of a new variant Concern (VOC) strict testing rules remain unchanged; 23/05/2022: End of the obligation to present a valid certificate of vaccination; recovery or test result. However; this does not apply to travelers coming from a country faced with the presence of a new variant of concern. For these travellers; the current rules remain in effect.

02.06.2022

Upon return from a red zone; it is mandatory to quarantine and get tested. In addition to the mandatory negative test result prior to departure; the Consultative Committee would like every non-resident travelling to Belgium to be tested again upon arrival. This can be done with a PCR test or a rapid antigen test. Upon arrival in Belgium; the duration of quarantine remains ten days. This period may be reduced to a minimum of seven days on condition of a negative test result; where the test was taken; at the earliest; seven days after exposure; 27/06/2021: the Passenger Tracking Form (PLF) must be completed within 48 hours of the arrival; when returning to Belgium after a stay abroad of more than 48 hours. The PLF takes into account the last 14 days to determine the quarantine. If you have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery; you don't need to be quarantined or be tested. If you don't have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery or a recent negative PCR test less than 72 hours old; get tested on the first or second day after returning from your trip. If the test is negative; you can leave the quarantine as soon as you have your result. Children under 12 should not be tested; 19/07/2021: Upon returning from a high-risk European area; people who have not yet been fully vaccinated must; in addition to a PCR test on day 1 (with quarantine at stake); perform a PCR test on the day 7. The test on day 1 is not necessary if the person in question has already undergone a PCR test in the 72 hours prior to arrival on Belgian territory. A positive result to a PCR test will imply an obligation of quarantine of 10 days; without possible interruption; 28/11/2021: For those who are allowed to travel to or through Belgium from very high-risk zones; stricter measures apply before and upon arrival in Belgium: a) Before arrival; they must always fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF); regardless of how they travel or for how long they are staying in Belgium or abroad b) If they do not have their main residence in Belgium; anyone older than 12 must always be able to present a negative PCR test conducted less than 72 hours prior to arrival or an EU Digital COVID Certificate (or one deemed equivalent by the European Commission or Belgium). They must get tested in Belgium on day 1 (residents and non-residents) and day 7 (residents and non-residents). These measures apply even to fully vaccinated people; 11/03/2022: The general requirement to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) is waived. The PLF is only mandatory for people travelling to Belgium with a carrier from a third country that is not on the white list of the EU. People who reside in Belgium; do not have any of the three COVID certificates (vaccination; test or recovery) and travel from a country with an unfavorable situation; must be tested on the first day of their arrival (rapid antigen test or PCR test). People who do not reside in Belgium must be in possession of a valid COVID certificate (vaccination; test or recovery) when entering Belgium; 23/05/2022: End of obligation to be tested on the 1st and 7th day and the obligation to be able to present : a) the Passenger Locator Form b) a valid certificate of vaccination; recovery or test result. However; this does not apply to travelers coming from a country faced with the presence of a new variant of concern. For these travellers; the current rules remain in effect.

19.04.2022

15/06/2020: Belgium will reopen its borders to and from the European Union; including the United Kingdom; and the four other Schengen countries (Switzerland; Liechtenstein; Iceland; Norway).

19.04.2022

08/06/2020: It will be possible to go on an excursion for one or more days within Belgium.

19.04.2022

All non-essential journeys are discouraged.

19.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; Switzerland; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods for 30 days; 20/03/2020: Border closed unless for essential travel. Belgian travellers can return home; 15/06/2020 Belgium will reopen its borders to and from the European Union; including the United Kingdom; and the four other Schengen countries (Switzerland; Liechtenstein; Iceland; Norway); 25/09/2020: Going to the red zone will be strongly discouraged and no longer prohibited. The return from the orange zone will no longer be subject to testing.

19.04.2022

All passenger travel (air; rail and sea transport) from the United Kingdom to Belgium is prohibited on Monday 21 December 2020. This applies both to travelers with Belgium as their final destination; and to travelers in transit through our country. This emergency measure will apply today at midnight; for a period of 24 hours. Freight remains possible; 22/12/2020: The travel ban for passengers traveling from the UK to Belgium is extended for 24 hours.

19.04.2022

Non-essential trips into Belgium are prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 March 2021. The travel ban will be monitored for road; air; sea and rail traffic. Only essential travel is allowed during this period; i.e. travel for: Compelling family reasons; Humanitarian reasons; Study purposes; Residents of border areas; Professional reasons when performing work-related activities; Animal care; travel in the context of legal obligations (insofar as these cannot be done online); urgent repairs in the context of vehicle safety and a house move are also considered essential.

19.04.2022

19/10/2020 Prohibition on being on the public highway between 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. ; except for essential and non-reportable travel; such as travel for urgent medical reasons; business travel and travel between home and the workplace; 08/05/2021: End of the national curfew but gatherings of more than three people (except families) will be prohibited between midnight and 05:00.

19.04.2022

18/03/2020 Citizens are obliged to stay at home to avoid contact outside their family as much as possible. They are only allowed to come out for the following things: Going to work; relocation in the context of your work; Going to the store; Going to the ATM; Go to the doctor; Helping vulnerable people. Police enforced general lock-down limiting the leaving of ones home only for emergencies; helping others and essential errands. Gathering and meetings are prohibited. Companies required to organize telework where possible; without exeption.

19.04.2022

10/05/2020 Families are allowed to receive 4 people at home but these 4 people should always be the same and they must only enter one household. The aim is to keep a minimum number of silos and to ensure the greatest possible reciprocity; 01/07/2020 The extended bubble rule is 15 different people per week in addition to the household.

19.04.2022

Non-essential travellers from defined countries are given travel advice. List of countries regularly updated. Requirement to fill in travel log.; 7/03/2022: trips out of the Schengen zone are still discouraged for unvaccinated individuals.

15.03.2022

Upon return from a red zone; it is mandatory to quarantine and get tested. In addition to the mandatory negative test result prior to departure; the Consultative Committee would like every non-resident travelling to Belgium to be tested again upon arrival. This can be done with a PCR test or a rapid antigen test. Upon arrival in Belgium; the duration of quarantine remains ten days. This period may be reduced to a minimum of seven days on condition of a negative test result; where the test was taken; at the earliest; seven days after exposure; 27/06/2021: the Passenger Tracking Form (PLF) must be completed within 48 hours of the arrival; when returning to Belgium after a stay abroad of more than 48 hours. The PLF takes into account the last 14 days to determine the quarantine. If you have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery; you don't need to be quarantined or be tested. If you don't have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery or a recent negative PCR test less than 72 hours old; get tested on the first or second day after returning from your trip. If the test is negative; you can leave the quarantine as soon as you have your result. Children under 12 should not be tested; 19/07/2021: Upon returning from a high-risk European area; people who have not yet been fully vaccinated must; in addition to a PCR test on day 1 (with quarantine at stake); perform a PCR test on the day 7. The test on day 1 is not necessary if the person in question has already undergone a PCR test in the 72 hours prior to arrival on Belgian territory. A positive result to a PCR test will imply an obligation of quarantine of 10 days; without possible interruption; 28/11/2021: For those who are allowed to travel to or through Belgium from very high-risk zones; stricter measures apply before and upon arrival in Belgium: a) Before arrival; they must always fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF); regardless of how they travel or for how long they are staying in Belgium or abroad b) If they do not have their main residence in Belgium; anyone older than 12 must always be able to present a negative PCR test conducted less than 72 hours prior to arrival or an EU Digital COVID Certificate (or one deemed equivalent by the European Commission or Belgium). They must get tested in Belgium on day 1 (residents and non-residents) and day 7 (residents and non-residents). These measures apply even to fully vaccinated people; 11/03/2022: The general requirement to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) is waived. The PLF is only mandatory for people travelling to Belgium with a carrier from a third country that is not on the white list of the EU. People who reside in Belgium; do not have any of the three COVID certificates (vaccination; test or recovery) and travel from a country with an unfavorable situation; must be tested on the first day of their arrival (rapid antigen test or PCR test). People who do not reside in Belgium must be in possession of a valid COVID certificate (vaccination; test or recovery) when entering Belgium.

15.03.2022

Compulsory for anyone not residing in Belgium to present a Digital Covid Certificate upon entry; i.e. a valid vaccination certificate. Exceptions apply (stays of less than 48 hours). No test obligation for anyone who enters the country (resident and non-resident) with a certificate. For Belgian residents without a certificate travelling from a dark red country or a third country not on the white list of Europe should undergo a rapid antigen (RAT) or a PCR test on day 1 after their arrival. For people from countries or regions with circulation of a new variant Concern (VOC) strict testing rules remain unchanged.

03.02.2022

Non-essential trips out of Belgium are prohibited from 27 January 2021 to 18 April 2021. The travel ban will be monitored for road; air; sea and rail traffic. Only essential travel is allowed during this period; i.e. travel for: Compelling family reasons; Humanitarian reasons; Study purposes; Residents of border areas; Professional reasons when performing work-related activities; Animal care; travel in the context of legal obligations (insofar as these cannot be done online); urgent repairs in the context of vehicle safety and a house move are also considered essential.

03.02.2022

Non-essential trips to Belgium are prohibited for people who do not have the nationality of a country of the EU or the Schengen zone; and who have their residence in a third country which is not listed in Annex I of the Council Recommendation of 30/06/2020. Persons who have been in the territory of a third country; classified as very high-risk area in the last 14 days; are not allowed to enter directly or indirectly the Belgian territory; providing that they do not have the Belgian nationality or their main residence in Belgium; 28/11/2021: An entry ban applies to certain third countries classified as very high-risk zones. It is forbidden for people who have been on the territory of third countries classified as very high risk at any time during the past 14 days to travel; either directly to Belgian territory. The list is composed of South-Eastern African countries. Exceptions apply to this.; 07/01/2022: travel ban removed.

21.09.2021

28/07/2020: Curfew from 11:30pm to 6am. ; 12/08/2020: Curfew relaxed from 1:30am to 5am. ; 27/08/2020: End of curfew.

09.10.2020

National movement restrictions: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 09 October 2020 to 31 December 2020

Close contacts: limitation to a maximum of 3 close contacts per month; A close contact implies contact closer than 1.5 m without a face mask; Private gatherings at home: maximum 4 people, maintaining a social distance or with a face mask if social distancing is not possible; Cafés, canteens and other drinking establishments: maximum 4 people per table, except for family members living under the same roof; Non-organised outdoor gatherings: maximum 4 people, except for family members living under the same roof; Closing time cafés: 11 pm; Additional awareness-raising and enforcement efforts will be implemented to ensure that these measures are applied everywhere; Working from home is highly recommended, several days per week.

International movement restrictions: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 June 2020 to 31 December 2020

You may travel to other countries. There are 3 types of zones. You are allowed to travel to green zones. They are safe. It is best not to travel to red or amber zones.