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Belgium Travel Guidelines

    Last Updated : 31st May 2021
  • Can Indian travel to the Belgium?
  • NO

  • Visa and Immigration related updates:
  • The Belgium Visa Application Centre in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi & Kolkata have started accepting applications for limited long stay visa categories. The Belgium Visa Application Centre in South Mumbai will be accepting long stay D visas and seafarer (short stay C visa), only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 am to 02:00 pm Kochi, Bangalore & Kolkata will be accepting long stay category D visa. Chennai & Hyderabad is accepting limited short stay (C category) & long stay (D category) applications.

  • Wearing mask is mandatory (older than 12 years old) in public area & on connective transportation with restricted social distance.
  • Starting 1 Jul, Belgium will entered the 4th phase of the lockdown exit strategy.
  • Belgium's plan to return to normal:
  • Phase 4: 1 July (This capacity limit will be increased in August to 400 people indoors and 800 people outdoors.)
  • Phase 5: scheduled on August

  • Social distance
  • At least 1.5 meter.

  • Border / Entry
  • Open to the EU & Schengen Countries only. At present, the travel restrictions for non-essential travel are still in place. The Belgian Federal government decided not to re-open the borders for the 15 white-listed countries.

  • Hotel
  • Allow to stay open but without access to any communal and recreational areas.

  • Coach
  • No service

  • Train
  • N/A.

  • Public Transport
  • Runs as usual with restricted – wearing mask.

  • Shops
  • All shops & markets are opened, but max. 50 stalls are allowed on the market.

  • Restaurants
  • Open with restricted – A max. of 10 persons per table, and 1.5m distance between the tables.

  • Entrance
  • As of 1 Jul, max. 50 audience per auditorium & the ticket must be purchase in advance.