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Belgium Travel Restrictions

79.43% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Belgium.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Belgium without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Belgium for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Belgium entry details and exceptions

Non-essential travel to Belgium is prohibited for people who are not a national of the EU, nor of a country that is part of the Schengen Area, except for fully vaccinated individuals with a recognized vaccination certificate from 1 July 2021.

Travelers under the age of 18 who arrive in Belgium from a country outside the European Union or Schengen Area will now be permitted entry regardless of their vaccination status, but they should be accompanied by another person who holds a valid vaccination certificate.

Filling out the Passenger Locator Form is mandatory for those who will travel to Belgium with a carrier from a third country that is not on the white list of the European Union. Depending on the country or region you are traveling from, different measures apply after your arrival in Belgium.


Outgoing travel to BelgiumTravelling from India to Belgium

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) an 24 Antigen (quick-test)for RT-PCR (NAAT) an 24 Antigen (quick-test)for RT-PCR (NAAT) an 24 Antigen (quick-test)for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) an 24 Antigen (quick-test)for RT-PCR (NAAT) an 2 for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Belgium.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated travelers are subject to quarantine and two COVID-19 tests which have to be taken on days 1 and 7 of their isolation period.
Fully vaccinated arrivals and recovery certificate holders from red-listed countries have to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and wait until the test results are released. Check out the Country Color Codes for updated list.
Children under the age of 12, residents of Belgium, and travelers who hold a valid vaccination, recovery, or test certificate would no longer be subject to pre-entry testing.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from India will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Belgium.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers coming from a third country classified as a very high-risk zone must quarantine for 10 days. However, permitted travelers who hold a valid vaccination, recovery, or test certificate would no longer be subject to quarantine requirement.
Documents
The PLF is only mandatory for those who travel to Belgium with a carrier from a third country that is not on the white list of the European Union. This should be completed 48hrs prior to arrival in Belgium.

Return travelReturning to India from Belgium

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Belgium must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Belgium are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Belgium

Masks:Not required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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