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Belgium Travel Restrictions

74.28% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 74.14% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Belgium without restrictions.

Belgium entry details and exceptions

Non-essential travel to Belgium is prohibited for people who are not a national of the EU, nor of a country that is part of the Schengen Area, except for fully vaccinated individuals with a recognised vaccination certificate from 1 July 2021.

Travellers under the age of 18 who arrive in Belgium from a country outside the European Union or Schengen Area will now be permitted entry regardless of their vaccination status, but they should be accompanied by another person who holds a valid vaccination certificate.

All incoming travelers to Belgium should fill in the Passenger Locator Form within 6 months of your scheduled arrival.


Outgoing travel to BelgiumTravelling from New Zealand to Belgium

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Belgium.

Details and exceptions

Children under the age of 12 and residents of Belgium are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.

Fully vaccinated travelers with recognized proof of vaccination are also exempted from this requirement

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Belgium.

Details and exceptions

A 10-day quarantine is required, alongside a test requirement on the 1st and 7th days of quarantine.

Exception applies to fully vaccinated travelers, negative covid test certificate holders, and those with a recovery certificate not older than 180days. They will be allowed a quarantine-free entry to Belgium.

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Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Belgium

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Belgium must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Belgium will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand can enter Belgium without restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Belgium without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Belgium without restrictions.

  • Travelers from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Belgium is not required

  • Restaurants in Belgium are open. Bars in Belgium are open.