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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
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.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
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.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
Outdoor events in an uncovered space can take place with a maximum of 100 people. This applies to Christmas markets; winter villages; cultural and other performances; and conferences. Mass events of more than 100 people must follow specific rules: using the Covid Safe Ticket and obtaining prior permission from local government.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
Outdoor activities for up to 50 people will be allowed during May 2021. Wearing a mask and respecting an appropriate physical distancing is mandatory. Club or associations can have events max 25 ppl; outdoors; spending the night not allowed.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
29/10/2020 Everything is closed. For example cinemas; casinos; amusement parks and zoos. There are no events or performances. For example: theatre or concerts. Outdoor playgrounds will remain open; 08/03/2021 Organised outdoor activities (sports and others) are allowed.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
01/07/2020: Events capacity - indoors max 200 people / outdoor max 400 people - following all safety rules. 19/10/2020 Professional Sport events are allowed to have a seated audience of maximum 200 people. Food and beverage service is not permitted.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
The government recommends that indoor events of more than 1;000 people not take place.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
Private meetings inside are prohibited; with the exception of weddings and funerals (reception after the ceremony). These should be organized with the COVID Safe Ticket from 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors. The conditions valid for the Horeca apply; although dancing with a mask is permitted; 03/12/2021: All private gatherings and activities inside are temporarily prohibited; including organized activities; but with the exception of sport; groupings at private homes or in low-capacity tourist accommodation; weddings and funerals.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
The Consultative Committee strongly recommends limiting social contacts as much as possible and preferably organizing these contacts outside; 27/11/2021: The Committee strongly encourages the use of self-tests when receiving guests in private homes.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
26/04/2021 Gatherings in groups of ten people; 27/06/2021 Up to eight people inside; excluding members of the same household and children up to the age of 12. This also applies to family holidays in tourist accommodation; 01/09/2021: there will no longer be any restrictions on receiving people at home.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
08/03/2021 Ten people will be able to gather outside . Respecting the rule of physical distancing of 1.5m remains important; 19/03/2021: The implementation of the outdoor plan is temporarily suspended; with the exception of activities for young people (young people up to 18 years old included) for a maximum of ten people; outdoors and without overnight stay.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
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).
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Schools/Univercity closure:
29/03/2021: Classes are suspended from March 29 to April 18. Examinations can be organized.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Schools/Univercity closure:
The Christmas holidays for nursery and primary education is anticipated to the 20 December.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
08/06/2020: It will be possible to go on an excursion for one or more days within Belgium.
More information
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None