One App,
Many Uses

Published 12.08.2021
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals and residents of Switzerland and EEA Member States;
- passengers with a "C" visa issued by Belgium;
- passengers with a "C" visa issued by other Schengen Member State if traveling through Belgium to the country which issued the visa;
- passengers with a "D" visa issued by a Schengen Member State;
- residents of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA and Ukraine, arriving from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA or Ukraine;
- merchant seamen;
- passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty;
- students;
- military personnel traveling on duty;
- passengers entering Belgium to travel by land to a third country. They must prove that they can enter the destination country;
- more exemptions can be found at https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/
2. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals and residents of Belgium;
- merchant seamen with an Essential Journey Certificate.
- passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty and an Essential Journey Certificate.
3. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to a Schengen Member State.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals and residents of Switzerland and EEA Member States;
- passengers with a "C" visa issued by Belgium;
- passengers with a "C" visa issued by other Schengen Member State if traveling through Belgium to the country which issued the visa;
- passengers with a "D" visa issued by a Schengen Member State;
- residents of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA and Ukraine, arriving from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA or Ukraine;
- merchant seamen;
- passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty;
- students;
- military personnel traveling on duty;
- passengers with an "Essential Journey Certificate" issued by Belgium or a ‘note verbale’ stating that the country of destination will allow them to enter.
4. Passengers with a "C" visa issued by Belgium before 18 March 2020 must have an Essential Travel Certificate.
- This does not apply to:
- passengers with diplomatic passports traveling on duty;
- merchant seamen.
5. Passengers with a "C" visa issued by other Schengen Member State traveling to stay in Belgium, must have an Essential Travel Certificate issued by Belgium.
- This does not apply to:
- passengers with diplomatic passports traveling on duty;
- merchant seamen.
6. Passengers with a "C" visa issued by other Schengen Member State, traveling through Belgium to the country which issued the visa, must have a verbal note or, other proof that the country of destination will allow them to enter.
- This does not apply to:
- passengers with diplomatic passports traveling on duty;
- merchant seamen.
7. Passengers must have an Essential Travel Certificate issued by issued by Belgium or a ‘note verbale stating that the country of destination will allow them to enter.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals and residents of Switzerland and EEA Member States;
- passengers with a "C" visa issued by a Schengen Member State;
-residents of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA or Ukraine arriving from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova(Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA or Ukraine.
- merchant seamen;
- passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty;
- military personnel traveling on duty.
8. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in Dutch, English, French or German.
- This does not apply to:
- passengers residing in Belgium;
- passengers younger than 12 years;
- passengers arriving from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See);
- passengers arriving from orange regions of Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Details can be found at https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/colour-codes-by-country/;
- passengers arriving from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, New-Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, USA or Ukraine.
9. A completed "Passenger Locator Form" must be submitted at most 48 hours before arrival. The form can be found at https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/public-health-passenger-locator-form or https://tinyurl.com/yvujyb6h .
10. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 test and quarantine; details can be found at https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/
11. Passengers are subject to medical screening.
12. Residence permits issued by Italy with an annotation of ‘ASILO are not accepted for entering or transiting through Belgium.