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COVID-19 Information
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Last updated: October 5, 2022

The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

All non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States.

U.S. Citizens: If you are overseas, after June 30, 2022, you will not be able to use your expired U.S. passport to return to the United States.

  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No.
      • As of May 23, 2022, travel for U.S. citizens is permitted. There is no testing or quarantine requirement for U.S. citizens. There is no need to present a Passenger Locator Form or valid vaccination, recovery, or test certificate.
      • As these policies are subject to change without notice, we recommend U.S. citizens with questions about travel regulations to Belgium contact their airline or their local Belgian embassy – in the USA the website is https://www.belgiumintheusa.be/
      • International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium to return to the United States.
    • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
      • As of May 23, 2022, travel for U.S. citizens is permitted. There is no testing or quarantine requirement for U.S. citizens.  There is no need to present a Passenger Locator Form or valid vaccination, recovery, or test certificate.
      • Please note that airlines decide under which conditions they carry passengers. We recommend you inquire about those conditions before booking your flight.
    • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
    • U.S. citizens in Belgium seeking to extend their residency permit or permitted time of stay should contact the relevant municipal office.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
  • COVID-19 Testing:
    • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Belgium? Yes.
      • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes.
      • Federal Public Service (FPS) Public Health’s COVID-19 Testing page provides complete information on testing, including a link to an interactive map of test centers throughout the country.
      • Brussels Airport also offers a COVID-19 testing site for both arriving and departing passengers.
      • Depending on your affiliation to a Belgian health insurance fund and the site, reason, and type of COVID-19 test requested, the test could be free of charge or up to €120 or more.
      • Options for delivery of test results will depend on the site.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
    • Are vaccines available in Belgium for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes.
      • The Government of Belgium has approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use. BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available for use.
    • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
    • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.  For Belgium, this information can be found on FPS Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination page.  The vaccination is voluntary and free of charge for every resident.
  • Local Resources:
  • For U.S. Citizen Services:  U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium // USCitizenBrussels@state.gov