Here you find more information about the colour codes by region or by country. You can read more about the measures that apply to travelling to and from Belgium here.
For an overview of the European travel situation, please consult the map of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) (which is updated every Wednesday).
⚠️ ATTENTION ⚠️: This map is published for information only, the official national updates for Belgium take place on Saturday. This ECDC map cannot be invoked as a legal reason for not complying with the Belgian rules.
Therefore, the colour codes published on this page are the only ones taken into account for risk assessment (e.g. used for the Passenger Locator Form).
Each country is given a colour code. The measures applicable to travel to Belgium depend on the colour code assigned to the country in question.
- Red colour code: regions or countries where individuals are at a high risk of infection.
- Orange colour code: regions or countries for which a moderately elevated risk of infection has been identified.
- Green colour code: regions or countries for which a low risk of infection has been identified.
For countries in the EU and the Schengen Area
- This list is updated every Friday and is valid from the Saturday immediately following. It is based on the data and criteria communicated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) every Thursday.
- Has the colour code changed to red ? The colour code is valid as from Saturday as well.
- All EU and Schengen Area countries have a green colour code, with the exception of:
|Austria||/||Lower Austria, Vienna, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Carinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Burgenland, Voralberg|
|Bulgary||/||Severozapaden/North West, Severen tsentralen/North Central, Severoiztochen/North East, Yugoiztochen/South East, Yugozapaden/South West, Yuzhen tsentralen/South Central|
|Croatia||/||Pannonian Croatia, Adriatic Croatia, City of Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, North Croatia, Medimurska zupanija|
|Denmark||/||Faroer, Capital Region of Denmark, Zealand, Southern Denmark, North Jutland, Greenland, Central Jutland|
|Finland||Åland||South Finland, West Finland, Nort and East Finland, Helsinki-Uusimaa|
|France||Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélémy, Nouvelle-Calédonie||Martinique, Pays de la Loire, Centre - Val de Loire, Bretagne, Aquitaine, Limousin, Poitou-Charentes, Auvergne, Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Corse, Réunion, Île de France, Bourgogne, France-Comté, Hauts-de-France, Nord-Pas de Calais, Picardie, Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie, Guyane|
|Germany||/||Oberbayern, Niederbayern, Oberpfalz, Oberfranken, Mittelfranken, Unterfranken, Schwaben, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Darmstadt, Gießen, Kassel, Braunschweig, Hanover, Lüneburg, Weser-Ems, Düsseldorf, Köln, Münster, Detmold, Arnsberg, Koblenz, Trier, Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Saarland, Dresden, Chemnitz, Leipzig, Thüringen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Freiburg, Tübingen|
|Greece||/||Eastern Macedonia, Thrace, Central Macedonia, Western Macedonia, Thessaly, Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Central Greece, Western Greece, Epirus, Attica, Crete, South Aegean, North Aegean|
|Hungary||/||Budapest, Pest, Northern Hungary, Northern Great Plain, Southern Great Plain, Western Transdanubia, Southern Transdanubia, Central Transdanubia|
|Ireland||/||Northern and Western, Southern, Eastern and Midland|
|Italy||Sicily, Puglia, Umbria, Piemonte, Basilicata, Sardinia||Toscana, Marche, Autonomous Province of Bolzano, Calabria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Aosta Valley, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Autonomous Province of Trento, Lombardy, Abruzzo, Molise, Calabria, Campania|
|Lithuania||/||Vilnius County, Cultural regions of Lithuania|
|Netherlands||Curação, Sint Maarten, Saba||Bonaire, Limburg, Friesland, Overijssel, Gelderland, Flevoland, Utrecht, South Holland, Zeeland, Groningen, Drenthe, North Holland, North Brabant, Aruba|
|Norway||/||Oslo and Viken, Trøndelag, Northern Norway, Western Norway, Adger and South Eastern Norway, Innlandet|
|Poland||/||Lublin Voivodeship, Podlaskie Voivodeship, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mazovian Voivodeship, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Pomeranian Voivodeship, ?ódzkie Voivodeship, Podkarpackie Voivodeship, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Silesian Voivodeship, Lubusz Voivodeship, Opole Voivodeship, ?wi?tokrzyskie Voivodeship|
|Portugal||/||Autonomous Region of Madeira, North, Algarve, Center (PT), Lisbon Metropolitan Area, Alentejo, Autonomous Region of the Azores|
|Romania||/||North West, Centre, North East, South East, South Muntenia, Bucuresti – Ilfov, South-West Oltenia, West|
|San Marino||/||San Marino|
|Slovakia||/||Eastern Slovakia, Bratislava Region, Central Slovakia, Western Slovakia|
|Slovenia||/||Eastern Slovenia, Western Slovenia|
|Spain||Extremadura, Ceuta||Basque Country, Navarre, Aragon, Catalonia, Baleares, Galicia, La Rioja, Castilla y Léon, Castilla-La Mancha, Valencian Community, Andalusia, Murcia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Comunidad de Madrid, Asturias, Melilla|
|Sweden||/||Stockholm, East Middle Sweden, Småland and the islands , South Sweden, West Sweden, North Middle Sweden, Upper Norrland, Middle Norrland|
|Switzerland||/||Eastern Switzerland, Glarus, Schaffhausen, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, St. Gallen, Graubünden, Thurgau, Central Switzerland, Luzern, Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Zug, Espace Mittelland, Bern, Freiburg, Solothurn, Neuchâtel, Jura, Northwestern Switzerland, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft, Aargau, Ticino, Zürich, Lake Genova Region, Vaud, Valais, Genève|
|Vatican City||/||Vatican City|
|Czech Republic||/||Southwest, Moravian-Silesian, Prague, Central Bohemia, Southeast, Central Moravia, Nortwest, Northeast|
As of Saturday 4th of December 2021 , the following regions will have a red colour code:
- Spain: Asturias, Cantabria, Comunidad de Madrid, Melilla
- France: Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie, Guyane
- Italy: Lombardy, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Calabria
- Malta: Malta
- Sweden: Middle Norrland
- Netherlands: Aruba
For third countries (= non-EU countries)
All countries listed in Annex 1 of the EU Council Recommendation on the temporary restriction of non-essential travel to the EU and its possible lifting are given a colour code (You can find more information on this Recommendation here). This list is updated every week by the Council of the EU. Colour code green, orange or red is assigned by analogy with the criteria used by ECDC for the EU/Schengen countries. Currently, the following countries are on the white list:
- Argentina: green
- Australia: orange
- Bahrain: green
- Canada: orange
- Chile: orange
- Colombia: orange
- Hongkong Special Administrative Region: green
- Indonesia: green
- Kuwait: green
- Macau Special Administrative Region: green
- New Zealand: orange
- Peru: orange
- Qatar: orange
- Rwanda: green
- Saudi Arabia: green
- South Korea: orange
- Taiwan as entity and territorial authority that is not recognised as state by at least one member state: green
- United Arab Emirates: green
- Uruguay: orange
China is on the white list, subject to reciprocity. It is currently considered as a country outside the European Union or Schengen area, with colour code red .
All other third countries, that aren't on the white list here above, are to be given a red colour .
Please note that in addition to the colour code red, third countries may also be classified as “very high risk countries”, to which additional stricter measures apply.