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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
55.7M
People fully
vaccinated
22.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
58.83%
Public Place:
27/03/21 only professional sport activities allowed with strict preventive measures (no spectators; etc.) From 16 April all recreational and sports facilities are open for outdoor sport public gatherings limited to 25 persons without spectators. ; 01/05/21 outdoor activities with 50 participants; and indoor (sport halls; swimming pools) with 50% capacity allowed. 25% spectators keeping distance 1;5 m are allowed at outdoor events as of 15 May. Gyms; fitness; solarium will be open from 28 May in 'sanitary regime'; i.e. 50% capacity (vaccinated persons not counted); 1 person per 15m2; distance 1;5m; etc. Exclusively for football matches of the Polish representation...
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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
Total doses
given
55.7M
People fully
vaccinated
22.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
58.83%
Public Place:
15/05/21 restaurant outdoor sections are open with a sanitary regime (limited number of customers and distances between tables). ; 29/05/21 restaurants can be opened to 50% customers and precaution measures (1;5m distance between tables or barrier 1m higher over the table level). ; 26/06/21 75% customers are allowed. Vaccinated persons are not counted in this limit. ; 15/12/2021 The number of customers is limited to 30% of max. capacity; excluding those with an EU COVID-19 certificate. ; 01/03/2022 Limitations considering the number of people are lifted. ; 1/3/2022 All measures are lifted.
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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
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
63.86%
Public Place:
It remains mandatory to wear masks in public places where individuals with immunity/vaccine certificate can meet individuals in default of said certificate; 07/07/2021: With the exception of hospitals and social institutions; mandatory masks will be abolished; no masks will have to be worn in public areas (public areas no longer need masks); shops and public transport. However; no one should be prohibited from using the mask.;01/11/2021 A mask must be worn again on public transport.;20/11/21 Masks will again have to be worn in shops; shopping centres; post offices; customer services; theatres; cinemas; museums and sporting events. Masks are mandatory for...
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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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Vaccination:
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...
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Vaccination:
If you have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery; you don't need to be quarantined or 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...
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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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Public Place:
The wearing of the mask becomes compulsory permanently in secondary schools; teachers and students were only required to wear it when moving in the hallways or in the classroom. ; 03/12/2021: Wearing a mask is compulsory in primary classes. ; 10/01/2022: Elementary; secondary and staff members (all levels) must wear the mask indoors at all times. Mask also compulsory for parents entering the school; 19/02/2022: wearing a mask will only be compulsory from the age of 12; 07/03/2022: wearing a mask will no longer be compulsory in education.
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Public Place:
Staff members (all levels) as well as parents must wear masks indoors; under all circumstances. As for pupils; only secondary school pupils are required to wear masks; unlike nursery and primary school pupils; 08/12/2021: general obligation to wear a face mask from the age of 6; 19/02/2022: wearing a mask will only be compulsory from the age of 12; 07/03/2022: wearing a mask no longer compulsory in education.
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Movement Restrictions:
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...
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Movement Restrictions:
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...
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Other:
18/02/2022: teleworking is not mandatory anymore but recommended; 07/03/2022: businesses and public services are invited to establish a structural telework system.
More information
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
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
63.86%
Public Place:
Individuals without a vaccination/immunity certificate cannot visit outdoor events over 500 people. -As from 14/06/2021; the so called village days; which are outdoor events in villages can be held with 1500 people regardless off immunity; 07/07/2021: No relaxation for sporting events; music-dance events or other events held indoors or outdoors for more than 500 people; the same rules remain in place; ie the number of employees will remain limited and they will only be able to attend with a security certificate. Even under 18s can only attend these events with a security certificate or under the supervision of a protected...
More information
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
Total doses
given
55.7M
People fully
vaccinated
22.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
58.83%
Public Place:
Museums and art galleries can be open for 1 person per 15m2. after 26 June 2021; the recommended density is 1 person per 10m2. ; 15/05/21 outdoor theatres; cinemas; concert halls can be open for 50% audience capacity. ; 21/05/21 indoor theatres; cinemas; concert halls can be open for 50% audience capacity. ; 26/06/21 75% audience capacity can be used (vaccinated persons are not counted in the limit). Night clubs and discos closed since the beginning of the crisis can be opened after 26 June for max 100 persons (vaccinated are not counted in this limit). ; 15/12/2021 The number...
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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
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
63.86%
Public Place:
Weddings can be held with max. 200 participants; other private/family events with max. 50 participants; 07/07/2021: In the case of family events and private events; the limit of 50 people increases to 100 people; and in the case of weddings; the number limit of 200 will increase to 400 people.; 07/03/2022 Restrictions on gatherings are lifted.;
More information
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
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
63.86%
Public Place:
01/11/2021 A ban on visiting health care institutions will be imposed.; 07/03/2022 Visiting rules at health and social care institutions have eased.;
More information
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
Total doses
given
25.7M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.85%
Public Place:
Students from 5th and 6th grade wear a mask at school; as well as teachers in the same grades while teaching; 03/12/2021: in publicly accessible areas; a facemask is compulsory from the age of 6. In the non-publicly accessible areas (classroom; staff room; etc.); the following principles apply: a) Students must wear inside a mouth mask at school b) Staff must keep maximum distance between themselves and with other adults; 19/02/2022: wearing a mask will only be compulsory from the age of 12; 07/03/2022: wearing a mask no longer compulsory in education.;
More information
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