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Travel to Belgium

If you are travelling to Belgium, you are required to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator form and undergo quarantine on arrival.

COVID-19 testing requirements

Effective from the 25 December 2020, any passenger, from the age of 12, who arrives on Belgian territory from a red zone country and who does not have a main residence in Belgium, needs to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result for a test taken 72 hours before departure to Belgian territory.

The COVID-19 PCR certificate criteria:

  • The document must be in paper or electronic format with immediate possibility to consult.
  • The document must be produced in Dutch, French, German or English.

The document produced by the traveller must contain the following information:

  • The date of the sample must be clearly indicated: the document is valid for 48 hours from this date.
  • Only PCR tests for SARS CoV-2 with the PCR mention are accepted.
  • The analysis must have been carried out in an official laboratory in the country from which the traveller comes and certified by a doctor or pharmacist biologist (equivalent INAMI number).

The following tests are not accepted:

  • RT-LAMP;
  • Rapid antigenic tests;
  • Serological tests.

Required forms

All passengers taking an Extra-Schengen flight to Belgium must complete the Public Health Passenger Locator Form before departure and present the completed form at check-in.

The PLF must be filled in within 48 hours before the flight.

A passenger who cannot prove that he/she has filled in the PLF (electronic or paper version) will not be allowed to board a flight to Belgium.

Quarantine

Information regarding quarantine measures can be found on https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en.

Other Information

For further information on travel restrictions, red zone countries, and non-essential travel, please visit the Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development website. More details on COVID-19 health guidelines is available here.

More details on COVID-19 health guidelines is are available here.

Please click here for other COVID related updates.

Travel from Belgium

The Belgian authorities strongly discourage travel to certain countries. For more information please refer to the Belgian Government website.

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