Visiting or travelling via Belgium?

  08:59, 28 Jan 21


From January 27 to March 1, you can only travel to or from Belgium for essential reasons. What is an essential reason?

  • Compelling family reasons, e.g. visiting a child or partner, attending a wedding or a funeral of close family
  • Humanitarian reasons, eg for medical reasons, to help an elderly person
  • Study purposes
  • Residents of border areas
  • Professional reasons
  • Miscellaneous, eg to take care of an animal, move

​You need a declaration of honor to prove this. You're not living in Belgium and visiting Belgium? Then you'll have to do a corona test 72 hours before your departure to Belgium. Are you departing from Belgium and need a PCR test for the country of destination? To avoid having to queue, please register in advance.  


Discover the applicable Belgian travel rules


Adjusted rules for business traveler

Are you visiting Belgium for essential business travel? As a business traveller you must fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 48 hours before arrival and present the result of a PCR test of maximum 72 hours old. Ask your Belgian employer to also complete a Business Travel Abroad form in advance. Indicate in your PLF “travelling for professional purposes ” and enter your BTA certificate number.