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Belgium bans non-essential travel until 1 March

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The Belgian Ministry of the Interior has banned non-essential travel to and from Belgium through 1 March 2021. A written or electronically stored sworn statement must be carried to prove the essential nature of the trip.

In a statement published on Brussels Airlines website it states the following:

Considered as essential are travels due to compelling family reasons, humanitarian reasons, study reasons and professional reasons for exercising the professional activity.
A detailed list can be found via https://diplomatie.belgium.be and https://www.info-coronavirus.be.

Passengers who travel for an essential reason, need to be in possession of the following documents:

  • sworn statement:
    • when travelling to or from Belgium
    • when travelling via Belgium from a non-E.U. country to a Schengen destination
  • Passenger Locator Form, in case you’re flying to Belgium, regardless of whether you’re transiting in Brussels. (more info below)
  • For non E.U. citizens or residents who are travelling to Belgium*: a declaration of essential travel, issued by the nearest Belgian embassy or consulate, is mandatory if you can’t provide other official documents proving the essential reason of your travel. (*with the exception for travel from Rwanda).

Click here for more information.

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