Measures against the spread of coronavirus in Belgium

Due to the spread of coronavirus, federal government and the governments of the federated states have decided in the Consultation Committee to implement following measures:

  • Everybody who is over 12-years-old have to wear a mask covering nose and mouth in crowded public places.
  • Up to 10 people can spontaneously gather on the street, you can invite home up to 4 persons.
  • Working from home office is mandatory. If not possible, face masks and ventilation are obligatory at workplace.
  • Shops selling non-essential goods are open, shopping with a maximum of one other person is allowed.
  • The terraces of cafes and restaurants are open from 5:00 in the morning to 23:30 in the evening, allowed to sit at the table in groups of maximum 4 people or with the people you live with.

Comprehensive list of all restrictions can be found on