This Thursday, December 3, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmès, welcomed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, H.E. Francisco Bustillo Bonasso, to the Egmont Palace on the occasion of his visit to Europe.
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Covid map & travel advice
The travel information is provided on an advice basis only and is not binding.
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IMPORTANT: The FPS is advising against all travel. Depending on the answers to the self-assessment questionnaire attached to the Passenger Locator Form, a traveller may be required to comply with a quarantine. After 7 days in quarantine, there is a compulsory test.
Travellers should be aware that new COVID-19 outbreaks abroad can greatly affect their trip and that repatriation cannot be guaranteed if commercial flights are suspended or borders closed.
Departure from Belgium:
On this website, you will find a map and a table, showing the same information, as well as detailed information about each country.
Below are the COVID-19 colours, based on information from CELEVAL and the FPS Public Health:
- The Belgian authorities strongly discourage travel to this zone; or
- The authorities of this country prohibit non-essential travel from Belgium.
- Travel is possible, but the Belgian authorities recommend increased vigilance; or
- Travel is possible, but the authorities of this country impose a COVID test and/or quarantine on travellers from Belgium -> light orange
- Green: travel is possible. Hygiene and social distancing rules still apply.
Select and click on a country or region. The corresponding measures will appear.
Click on the country name for the detailed travel advice. Please consult this advice before ánd during your trip.
Travel to Belgium:
You can find the mandatory return travel form here (Passenger Locator Form).
This must always be filled in if you are travelling to Belgium by plane or boat.
This does not need to be filled in if you travel by another means of transport and stay in Belgium for less than 48 hours or if you return by another means of transport after a stay abroad of less than 48 hours.
If, after having sent your PLF form, you receive a text message with instructions about a quarantine and COVID test, you must follow these closely.
Click on the country or region where you are staying to find out what the conditions are when you return to Belgium.
A transit of maximum 48h through a red zone is possible, regardless of the means of transport. If the point of derparture of the traveller lies in a green or an orange zone, a quarantine and test are not compulsory after arrivel in Belgium.
If you have any questions regarding the Passenger Locator Form, the COVID-19 test and the quarantine obligation in Belgium, please contact the FPS Public Health on 0800 14 689 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Select a country and/or a region below, or click here for the same overview in table format.
Caution : The map shows the colour of the travel advice to go to a certain country. Only by clicking on a region on the map, the applicable conditions for the return to Belgium will appear.
This map is purely indicative and provides users with a visual overview of the information published up until now, in the form of a table. In no event does the map bind the FPS Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. Reduced image quality was used to reduce the size of the map. The reduced image quality may affect the position of certain boundaries, names and characters. The borders, names and characters on this map in no way imply formal acceptance or recognition thereof by the Kingdom of Belgium.
The call centre of the Foreign Affairs crisis centre can be reached at +32 (0)2 501 4000 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Belgian time). The call center is closed during weekends and on holidays and bridge days.
Meeting between Sophie Wilmès and the Uruguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs Francisco Bustillo BonassoBilateral meetings
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