Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
- Belgium has imposed entry controls on non-essential travel from outside the European Union and the United Kingdom. Federal Public Service Interior has posted information about Travel to Belgium during the temporary travel restrictions
- These entry controls do not apply to U.S. citizens who are also nationals of an EU Member State, are an immediate family member of a national of an EU Member State, are in possession of an EU residence card or Schengen D long term visa, are passengers in transit, or are diplomats, international organization employees, or military personnel.
- U.S. Embassy Brussels is notresponsible for determining if travel by U.S. citizens to Belgium is essential or meets an exception to Belgian entry controls. Please contact your local Belgian embassy – in the USA their website is https://www.belgiumintheusa.be/
- International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium to return to the United States. Please see our webpage: Information About COVID-19 and Travel to the United States for the latest.
Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
- A test is not required for entry, however, as described by Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, all persons entering Belgium from outside the European Union or the United Kingdom must take a test after arrival.
U.S. citizens in Belgium seeking to extend their residency permit or permitted time of stay should contact the relevant municipal office.
- All persons entering Belgium by air or sea, and those entering by land and who are staying at least 48 hours must fill out a Passenger Locator Form.