General information on COVID-19 for those travelling to South Africa or Belgium.

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Travel to Belgium

As from 23 May 2022 the ban on all non-essential travel to Belgium has been lifted. Passengers from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Eswatini are free to travel to Belgium.

The following requirements for entry into Belgium have also expired:

  • Submission of a vaccination, test or recovery certificate.
  • Testing on day 1 and 7, and quarantine.
  • Submission of the Passenger Locater Form (PLF).


  • Normal visa requirements for entry still apply.
  • You are not allowed to travel when in quarantine or isolation.
  • Always check with your airline and/or travel agency about their travel regulations and flights to and from the country you travel to.
  • Countries will be classified as very high risk should a new covid variant of concern emerge within their territory. The restrictive measures will apply to very high risk countries, however, there are currently no very high risk countries.

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COVID-19 - Current situation for travellers

The situation can change from one minute to the next. You can find up to date travel advice on the following websites:

Please follow up these following websites as well:

Also consult the information privided by the WHO (World Health Organisation) and the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp

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