Formalities for all students and visitors who arrive in Belgium

The Belgian Foreign Affairs service and Sciensano, the Belgian Covid pandemic institute, have designated a colour code according to your country of origin, with specific procedures in place for each colour.

The color codes are red   – orange   – green   mceclip0 - 2020-08-29 12h32m02smceclip1 - 2020-08-29 12h32m07smceclip2 - 2020-08-29 12h32m13s

The colour zones are published on the Foreign Affairs website and are regularly updated.

Fill in a Passenger Locator Form 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium

The « Passenger Locator Form » must be completed by all persons travelling to Belgium by any means of transport except :

  • those staying in Belgium for less than 48 hours,
  • those returning to Belgium after a stay in a foreign country of less than 48 hours.

The Passenger Locator Form includes a risk assessment section consisting of less than 10 questions.

The following site details the Belgian federal measures that must be followed to come to Belgium safely.  

In addition to filling in the Passenger Locator Form and the detailed measures on the federal measures site, you can consult the RE-Open EU site to check the formalities at the borders between EU member states.

Non-resident students who return or arrive to Belgium for more than 48 hours must :

  • Possess proof (sms or mail) of having completed the Passenger Locator Form.
  • And have a document justifying a recent negative result (less than 48h) at the Covid-19.

For any information, the Belgian federal call center Covid-19 can be reached at 0800 14 689.

Consult the site detailing the Belgian federal measures to be respected to come to Belgium in complete safety.



Share this page