From today at 4 pm, almost the entire European Union will become a red travel zone for Belgians, according to the latest update on the website of the Foreign Affairs’ Ministry.
This means that a quarantine period and/or a Covid-19 test could be required for all travelers returning to Belgium, based on self-assessment and an analysis of the Passenger Locator Form (PLF). However, according to Belgium’s new testing rules, only people with symptoms will be tested.
The only green zone within the EU remains the Spanish island of La Palma; this means that Belgian citizens can go there with no Covid-19 restrictions.
Starting from today at 4 pm (CET), the following countries/territories will become red zones:
- Germany: the regions Karlsruhe, Fribourg, Tübingen, Opper-Beieren, Neder-Beieren, Opper-Palts, Neder Franken, Zwaben, Hamburg, Gießen, Kassel, Weser-Ems, Münster, Detmold, Arnsberg, Koblenz, Trier, Saarland, Dresden and Chemnitz.
- Spain: the autonomous community of Cantabria, the provinces of Valencia, A Coruña and Pontevedra and the island of El Hierro.
- Portugal: the region of the center and Alentejo.
- As for the United Kingodom, the regions of East Anglia, Surrey, East and West Sussex and Kent.
- Denmark: the regions of Southern Denmark and North Jutland.
- Sweden: Småland and the islands, and South Sweden.
- Austria: the provinces of Carinthia and Styria.
- Switzerland: the cantons of Schaffhausen and Solothurn in Switzerland.
- Bulgaria: the regions of North West, North Central and South Central.
- Italy: the regions of Marche, Puglia, Molise, Basilicata and Sicily.
- Croatia: the provinces of Brod-Posavina, Istria, Zadar, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Koprivnica-Križevci and Šibenik-Knin.
Update travel restrictions for Belgium here: