To help you plan and prepare for your journey, we've gathered country-specific travel requirements and restrictions. Below you'll find links to forms you may be required to complete before travel, plus links to the latest local government information. Please ensure to:
Passengers who do not have the appropriate documentation completed before travel or who make a false statement on any form will result in being refused travel or denied entry at their destination.
It is now mandatory for all passengers to wear a face mask or covering to fly with us unless you cannot do so for medical reasons in which case you must present a medical certificate confirming this.
All passengers travelling from Ireland to Belgium must complete a Passenger Locator Form. This form must be submitted at most 48 hours before arrival. After completing this form online you should be presented with a confirmation QR code which you must present to staff prior to boarding your flight.
Alternatively passengers may download, print and fill out the form. This form must be completed before boarding and presented to border control upon arrival in Brussels.
Passengers who have not completed the Passenger Locator Form will be denied boarding.
Travel to Belgium is restricted to the following:
Travelling is no longer prohibited to and from:
Australia, Japan, Rwanda, South Korea, New Zealand, Uruguay, Thailand, Singapore.
Note 1 : Only persons residing in one of the above countries (with exception of Canada, Georgia and Tunisia)are allowed to travel to Belgium for (non) essential purposes.
The temporary travel restriction should apply to all non-essential travel from third countries to the EU+ area. Thus this implies the refusal of embarkation of 3rd country and visa-exempted nationals travelling as tourists. If a passenger is in possession of a Type C visa - issued after 18 March 2020 by the Belgian embassy - the passenger can travel to Belgium.
(a country that is not a member of the EU nor of the Schengen area and is not on the above list)
Passengers travelling from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Ireland, Croatia, Romania and the United Kingdom to Belgium are no longer required to go in quarantine for 14 days.
For more information on travel restrictions, quarantine & testing, please see the links to local government information on travel restrictions, quarantine & testing below.
All non-residents from the age of 12 travelling to Belgium from a red zone must present a recent negative test result (i.e. less than 72 hours old).
The following COVID-19 test details must be mentioned on the document:
The following tests are not accepted:
Other modalities of the document:
Link to online Passenger Locator Form:
Download Passenger Locator Form (English):
Download Passenger Locator Form (French):
Download Passenger Locator Form (Dutch):
Download Passenger Locator Form (German):
Local government information on travel restrictions, quarantine & testing:
All passengers travelling from Ireland to Bulgaria must complete a Passenger Locator Form prior to boarding.
RestrictionsThe entry to the territory of the republic of Bulgaria is prohibited for all persons regardless of their nationality, except for:
Individuals permitetd to transit through Bulgaria as follows:
Note: transit travelling is only allowed when the immediate departure from the territory of Republic of Bulgaria can be guaranteed.
Passengers who are required to carry a negative Covid-19 test when the beginning of the journey is starting from:
Passengers allowed entry without Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction test certificate:
All passengers from Sweden, UK, Northern Ireland and Portugal, excluding the other EU States as well as from third countries excluding Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,Montenegro,Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, San Marino, Andorra, Monaco and Vatican shall be placed under quarantine for 14 days.
Exempt from quarantine:Bulgarian and other EU States, UK, Schengen States, San Marino, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican citizens when travelling for humanitarian reasons; Bulgarian and other EU States, UK, Schengen States, San Marino, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican citizens when travelling as representatives of commercial or economic and investment activities, building, maintaining, operating, ensuring security of strategic and critical infrastructure, implementation of projects under Investment Promotion Act, potential investors, other strategic activities for Bulgaria, persons involved in ship building and repair, medical and social workers staff when related to their professions, supply of medicines and devices staff when travelling for their profession, foreign officials, diplomats, international organisations staff, security and public order humanitarian workers, frontier workers when all performing their duties, aircraft crew flying to/from Bulgaria.
For passengers arriving from the UK
Restrictions Regarding flights from UK, the entry in Bulgaria is prohibited for all persons regardless of their nationality,
All individuals when arriving from UK shall be tested for COVID-19 and placed under quarantine for period of 10 days if negative and 14 days if positive except for:
Download Passenger Locator Form:
Local government information:
Prior to boarding your flight you will be required to undergo a health check, temperature screening and verification that you have a mask or face covering to cover your mouth, nose and chin; face shields or visors, bandanas, mesh/lace masks, neck gaiters and masks with exhalation valves are not acceptable. This will involve answering a few simple questions to which you must answer truthfully.
Passengers travelling to Canada will be subject to some health check questions when checking in. If a medical certificate is presented by the passenger, no questions are required to be asked.
Passengers will be refused to be allowed board the aircraft if:
Passengers must provide certain information including your travel and contact information, quarantine plan (unless exempted under conditions set out in the Mandatory Isolation Order) and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment. It is mandatory to submit this information digitally via the ArriveCAN website or mobile apps (available in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store) before boarding your flight.
Passengers who do not submit the required information digitally before boarding their flight could be subject to enforcement action, which can range from verbal warnings to a $1,000 fine. For more information, or if you require assistance, visit Canada.ca/ArriveCAN.
Please be advised that, with few exceptions:
United States Citizens:
A United States citizen travelling to Canada from Europe and who is not in transit will not be exempt as they will not have been in the United States continuously for the 14 days prior to travelling to Canada.
If a US permanent resident is travelling to Canada and they are not in transit, they are treated as a foreign national and are not exempt. It is the passenger's responsibility to ensure that they are eligible to enter Canada. If entry is refused, they will be responsible for their own return.
Please see the latest information and eligibility criteria on the Government of Canada Travel website https://travel.gc.ca/
Local government information:
Chinese and non-Chinese passengers whose final destination is China are required to have a negative nucleic acid test report for Covid-19, issued within three days before boarding.
Those with negative tests will get health codes (for Chinese nationals) or health declaration forms with the embassy's stamp on it (for non-Chinese nationals). These will be checked during the boarding process.
For Chinese passengers, only those who can present the health code with an "HS" mark are allowed to board. The green health code is generated by the Chinese Embassay from the mobile phone app WeChat.
For Non-Chinese passengers, only those who can present health declaration forms issued by the embassy and with the embassy stamp are allowed to board. The health declaration form is different to a Chinese Visa. The declaration forms must be dated within 3 days of the departure time.
All passengers travelling to Croatia must fill in a travel announcement form online prior to check-in.
Entry to the Republic of Croatia is permitted for the citizens of:
Compulsory self-isolation measures may also be specified for passengers referred to in the exceptions list. Passengers on the exceptions list shall check whether they meet the conditions for crossing the border of republic of Croatia via this website: https://mup.gov.hr/uzg-covid/english/286210
Passengers coming from:
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Serbia will be subject to compulsory 14-day self-isolation measures. Exempt from this are passengers in transit through listed countries before they enter to republic of Croatia.
Link to online Travel Announcement form:
Check the conditions for crossing the border of republic of Croatia:
Local government information:
You can find further information on Covid-19 travel restrictions on the IATA TravelCentre website, including a useful interactive map outlining the existing restrictions.