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Travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic:

1. Travel from Belgium to the countries of the European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway has been re-admitted since 15 June. Whether it is also possible to enter another country depends on the permission of your destination country. It is therefore extremely important to check the travel advice per country in order to know the situation in the destination country. Unnecessary travel outside the European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway will remain prohibited for the time being.

2. Travelers should be aware that new Covid outbreaks abroad can significantly affect their journey and that repatriation cannot be guaranteed if commercial flights are abolished or borders closed.
 

Update 26.9.2020

Travel from Belgium to the Czech Republic

NEW  The competent Belgian authorities have marked the whole Czech Republic as « red zone ». As of Friday, September 25, 2020, the government has replaces the travel ban to a red zone with a travel advice, which strongly advises against traveling to such a zone. This advice does not change the procedure: measures applicable in the event of return from a red or orange zones remain in force.

More information about traveling from Belgium abroad can be found on the website of the FPS Foreign Affairs of Belgium (https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en ).

More information about entering the Czech Republic can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx).

More information about current measure in the Czech republic upon your arrival can be found on the website of the Ministry of  Health  of the Czech Republic (https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/current-measures/ ).

 

Travel from the Czech Republic to Belgium

NEW From Friday 25.9. at 16:00 there is mandatory quarantine and PCR test if you return or travel to Belgium from the whole Czech Republic. 

All persons who are going to Belgium from abroad should complete the « Passenger Locator Form  (click here), whether they come from a risk zone or not. Only passengers who do not come with a plane or a boat, and who didn’t stay longer than 48 hours abroad, are exempted from this obligation.

For more information about returning from abroad to Belgium or travelling to Belgium and the obligations attached to it, please consult the website of the FPS Foreign Affairs of Belgium (https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en ).

!!! For more information about current measures in Belgium, detailed information about quarantine, PCR test etc. read carefully the Frequantly Asked Question (part Transport and International) on the Belgian  website of the  Federal Public Servis https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/faq/  

 

Change of accessibility of the consulate counter

The consulate counter is currently accessible by appointment. You can make an appointment by email or by phone.

Tel.: +420 257 533 525/524

Email: prague@diplobel.fed.be

In order to better organize the consular assistance, we also recommend that you register your trip via Travellers Online https://travellersonline.diplomatie.be/Culture/Selection?returnUrl=%2f 

 

News

20 Oct

This Tuesday October 20 Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir participates to a ministerial roundtable aimed at mobilizing funding and political commitments to meet the needs in the Central Sahel region, particularly Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.

18 Oct

The Tenth Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) adopted a Belgian resolution aimed at combating the manufacturing and trafficking of falsified medical products. Trafficking in falsified medicines and medical products is a very lucrative business. This only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the demand for such products has increased exponentially. Globally, the most vulnerable are the first to suffer.

16 Oct

Former Minister Inge Vervotte has been appointed by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as member of the five-member board of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (UNVTF).

13 Oct

Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for victims of human trafficking, especially women and children. The Trust Fund supports more than 3,500 victims of human trafficking every year through its NGO partners. With a contribution of 2 million euros, Belgium is the largest donor to the Trust Fund.

10 Oct

On the occasion of the 18th European and World Day against the Death Penalty, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès wishes to underline Belgium's commitment to the universal abolition of the death penalty.