Current measures against the spread of coronavirus in Belgium

The National Security Council reached an agreement to proceed with phase 4 of the phasing-out from 1 July on the basis of the favourable evolution of the epidemiological situation.

Compliance with hygiene measures, respecting safety distances and preferably organizing activities in open air still remain a rule. Read about phase 4 in detail on the website of

Almost all leisure and entertainment establishments are open, on condition that the requirement of distance and necessary hygiene measures are met.

By decision of the government, wearing a mask in Belgium (except for children under the age of 12 and for people whose health does not allow them to wear a mask) is mandatory from 11 July in public places such as a shop, shopping center, cinema, museum, library, theater, conference hall or church. Obligation to wear a mask in public transport has already been established previously.

Please read here about all current restrictions in Belgium:


It is allowed to travel inside of Belgium for one or more days.

From 15 June, Belgium has opened its borders for travel to and from the European Union, including the United Kingdom and the four other Schengen countries (Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway). However, it is up to each country to decide the restrictions of opening its borders. To know the situation in the country of destination, it is therefore advisable to consult the website of the FPS Foreign Affairs HERE.