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Updated on 22 Jun 2022

Considering that each country's COVID-19 entry regulations may change at any time, and that each destination has its own specific procedures, please always confirm the information in TIMATIC in your GDS, IATA TRAVEL CENTER, SHERPA or with official government agencies of the destination country.

Please be advised that it is the responsibility of the passenger to comply with all government policies and entry requirements and failure to comply may result in denied boarding for the flight or entry to the destination.

Effective May 23, 2022, restrictive measures per Covid-19 apply only to passengers coming from a very high risk country.

Check the list of very high-risk countries - here

RULES FOR PASSENGERS COMING FROM VERY HIGH-RISK COUNTRIES

If a passenger intends to travel to Belgium from a very high-risk country, must

1. Fill the Passenger Locator Form (PLFwithin 6 months of your scheduled arrival in Belgium, even if vaccinated 

2. Check which COVID certificate the passenger's has at  www.covidsafe.be. There are three types of certificates:

  • A Vaccination Certificate proves that the passenger has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after the last vaccination dose and if the vaccine is EMA-certified or Covishield. From 1 September, vaccination certificates from non-EU countries will also be accepted in Belgium under certain conditions, pending their equivalence agreement with the EU.
  • A Recovery Certificate shows that the passenger has recovered from COVID-19. If the passenger has a positive PCR test result no older than 180 days ande they no longer need to isolate.
  • A Test Certificate is proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. This test should be less than 72 hours old.
     

3. Follow the applicable travel measures:

PASSENGER RESIDENT IN BELGIUM coming from a very high risk country within the European Union or the Schengen area

  • Does the passenger have a vaccination or recovery certificate? Doesn't need to be quarantined or tested.
  • Does the traveler not have a vaccination or recovery certificate? 
    • Needs to get tested (PCR) up to 72 hours before arrival. If the test is positive, pax  must be quarantined and is not allowed to travel. OR get tested (PCR) on arrival and maintain a quarantine until the results are announced. Is the test negative? Pax can end quarantine as soon as he/she get your test result. Regardless of which option the passenger chooses for the first test, must also get tested (PCR) again on day 7.  Was  the tests is positive? Pax must spend at least 10 days in isolation.

In exceptional cases, passengers do not have get tested and/or quarantine.¿Read more here.

PASSENGER RESIDENT IN BELGIUM coming from a very high risk country outside the European Union or the Schengen area

  • The passenger will be required to quarantine for 10 days. 
  • The passenger will have to take a test (PCR) upon arrival and on day 7 after returning to Belgium. In the context of a very high risk country, a RAT test is not valid, only PCR tests will be taken into account.

 

PASSENGER NOT RESIDENT IN BELGIUM coming from a very high risk country within the European Union or the Schengen area

  • Does the passenger have a vaccination or recovery certificate? Doesn't need to be quarantined or tested.
  • Does the traveler not have a vaccination or recovery certificate? 
    • Needs to get tested (PCR) up to 72 hours before arrival. If the test is positive, pax  must be quarantined and is not allowed to travel. OR get tested (PCR) on arrival and maintain a quarantine until the results are announced. Is the test negative? Pax can end quarantine as soon as he/she get your test result. Regardless of which option the passenger chooses for the first test, must also get tested (PCR) again on day 7.  Was  the tests is positive? Pax must spend at least 10 days in isolation.

In exceptional cases, passengers do not have get tested and/or quarantine.¿Read more here.

 

PASSENGER NOT RESIDENT IN BELGIUM coming from a very high risk country outside the European Union or the Schengen area

  • The passenger is not allowed to travel to Belgium except in very limited circumstances. Read more here.

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