Belgium is officially throwing open its doors to welcome fully vaccinated people living in most non-EU countries (even if they are considered red travel zones).
Mostly. Sorry for getting your hopes up there.
By now, this isn’t really breaking news, but it’s a reminder for those of you who missed it. You see, the world outside of Europe can now be split into two pretty clear categories, with some pretty clear rules.
To be allowed entry into Belgium, non-resident third-country nationals need to:
Prove they have been fully vaccinated,
Provide a vaccination certificate approved by the Belgian authorities,
Be fully vaccinated for at least two weeks,
Have had a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Very High-Risk Zones:
They can’t get in.
No vaccination record, no tests, no tricks. If you are travelling from a very high-risk zone (including the UK) and you don’t reside in Belgium – you’re not getting in.
This will hopefully change, but we have no idea when.
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