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Updated: What are the rules on travel to/from Belgium?

22:00 16/09/2020

Belgium reopened its borders to non-essential travel on 15 June, opening up the possibility to enjoy a foreign holiday within the EU and Schengen area, and the UK, for the first time in three months.

Belgium's foreign affairs ministry has updated its website with the latest travel advice, including a colour-coded guide to which countries are fully open (green), open with some restrictions (orange) and not recommended (red).

 

Non-essential travel to red zones (including outside the EU) is no longer forbidden, but remains strongly discouraged. Bear in mind that some countries have their own rules prohibiting travel from Belgium. 

 

An orange zone signifies that there is an increased risk, and passengers should remain vigilant, and/or that the country allows travel with conditions such as mandatory quarantine or a coronavirus test before departure.

From 1 August, anyone arriving in Belgium, who has been out of the country for three days or more, must fill in this electronic Passenger Locator Form 48 hours before arrival.

Check the latest official travel advice, including a colour-coded map of the allowed zones, on the foreign ministry website here.

Written by The Bulletin

Comments

Antwerpstephen

Advice- last year I moved to Antwerp with my Belgian partner who got residency - at this stage I haven’t as I was completing work in England and trying to sell a former home .Will this have effect on any EU travel from Belgium for me as I am not registered in Belgium yet although living here...

Jun 19, 2020 17:47