Visiting Ghent? Of course we will make it as safe as possible for you! In the interest of public health, certain measures apply in Belgium (and sometimes specifically in Ghent). Please read this page before you start your trip, but most of all, be very welcome in our city!
What do you need to know before you come to Ghent?
Are you allowed to travel to Belgium? Is it safe at your destination in Belgium?
The entry conditions depend on the country of departure (green, orange, red EU zone or non-EU zone).
For the most up-to-date information, please visit the government's page.
Would you like more information about your specific destination in Belgium? Then you can check it here at any location.
Where can you get tested as a visitor?
Tests are available at several locations in Belgium: Brussels International Airport (Zaventem) and Brussels South Airport (Charleroi), Brussels South/Midi railway station, Park Spoor Oost (Antwerp).
In Ghent you can go to the UZ Gent after making an appointment by calling +329 332 12 30.
Which hygiene measures are currently at hand?
- Hygiene measures are essential (washing hands; sneezing or coughing in the elbow).
- Keep sufficient distance from each other (minimum 1.5 m).
- Events, festivals, meetings are allowed (subject to conditions)
- Wearing a face mask is not mandatory but highly recommended in crowded places