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COVID Measures & Services

Enjoy a Safe and Worry-Free Trip to Belgium

Your health and safety are our priority. Please see below for a summary of the COVID measures and services we have implemented in response to the latest travel advice for Belgium.

Please note: the following information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy. For the Belgium government’s latest COVID measures please see here.

Latest update: 23.02.2022

Travel

Please note: the following information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy. For the Belgium government’s latest COVID measures please see here.

Travellers who are fully vaccinated with a Belgian COVID Safe Ticket (CST – Tourists/non-residents of the EU can obtain a temporary Belgian CST), EU Vaccination Certificate or an NHS COVID Pass or certificate with a QR code (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) must:

  • Complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF), unless you fall under a very limited list of exemptions listed on the Belgian government website (under the Transport and International section).
  • Carry documentation that proves your essential reason for travel. You may need an Essential Travel Certificate. Applications need to be submitted to the Embassy of Belgium at least five days before your departure.
  • Complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF), unless you fall under an exemption listed on the Belgian government website (under the Transport and International section).
  • Non-residents must provide evidence of a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours before arrival or a RAT test the day before arrival or the day of arrival.
  • Quarantine for 10 days on arrival and take a PCR or RAT test on day 1 and day 7. If the day 7 result is negative, you may end quarantine early.

Unvaccinated non-EU travellers can enter only for essential purposes provided that they present a negative test result or a recovery certificate upon entry.

Latest COVID Measures

  • Self-testing is strongly encouraged.
  • A CST (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery may be required to access some establishments and to attend public events. Visitors can apply for COVID Safe Ticket at https://covidsafe.be/en
  • Face masks are required in indoor public areas, for contact professions, and on public transport.
  • Public transport is operating as normal.
  • Restaurants and bars have no restrictions on opening times.
  • Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitiser and social distancing.

Hygiene

Our hygiene and safety standards are subject to Belgian Government guidelines. Sanitiser dispensers in all public areas ensure you are able to top up your hand-hygiene regime at all times.