End of face mask requirement in public transport and travel restrictions from 23 may. Face mask only required in hospitals, for doctors and in pharmacies. PLF only required for travellers coming from areas with a new variant of concern.

What are the current measures?

Current measures

The government has set rules to stop the spread of coronavirus. Follow these rules. This way, you will avoid becoming ill or making others ill. Thank you for following them. Together we’ll stop the coronavirus.

Please note: Some cities and towns have stricter rules. Check the website of the city or town.

Measures per region

Journeys

In Belgium

  • You are allowed to move around freely.
  • Do you use public transport (bus, tram or train)? It is recommended to wear a mouth-nose mask.

Travelling abroad

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Work

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Shops and catering industry

  • All shops are open.
    • When you enter the store disinfect your hands first.
  • Markets are being organized.
  • Night shops are open.
  • Hairdressers and other non-medical contact professions, such as pedicure and beauty salons, are open.

Bars and restaurants

  • Bars and restaurants are open.

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Social contact

  • You can have people over at home.
    • Do this preferably outdoors.
    • Take a self-test before inviting people over. You can buy a self-test in the pharmacy.

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Sports and leisure

  • Events or shows can take place indoors and outdoors, for example theatre and concerts.
  • Organized activities, such as a club or association, are allowed.
  • Religious services are allowed.

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Nurseries and schools

  • Day-care is open.
  • Children can go to school. Your school will provide you with more information.

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