General information about the Passenger Locator Form to Belgium
The Public Health Passenger Locator Form for Belgium should be filled by anybody who is visiting Belgium and it should be done 48 hours before arriving in the country.
The purpose of this entance form is to notify you in case of anyone else on your trip displays COVID-19 symptoms so that you can get quarantined accordingly.
However, there are certain exceptions:
- Individuals that are not remaining in Belgium for more than 48 hours or
- Individuals who have not been in another country for longer than 48 hours do not need to fill out the form for entry.
But it is essential that you complete the PLF form even when you are meeting the following conditions,
- but are heading to Belgium by ferries or plane.
- but are heading to Belgium by train or bus from a nation outside of the European Union (EU) or the Schengen region.
If you’ve spent the previous two weeks in a COVID-19 high-risk region before arriving in Belgium, you’ll also need to complete out the PLF form.
Note: You should remember that providing false information in this dorm is a criminal offence. Therefore, you should be honest in providing information for this form and you shouldn’t falsify your COVID-19 test results.
How should you apply for the Passenger Locator Form for Belgium?
The Passenger Locator Form for Belgium can be submitted online and it will only take a few minutes of your time.
Before submitting it, make sure you meet the following requirements;
- The passport details or the information from the travel document you will be using in place of your passport.
- Your flight information, including the flight number, seat number, and arrival date in Belgium.
- The address of the hotel in which you will be staying in Belgium.
- You should include details of the regions (not more than 5 regions) you have visited in the last two weeks in the form.
- If your are travelling from a high risk region (Red Country) for COVID-19,
- • You must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result obtained 3 days prior to your arrival in Belgium,
- • or a vaccination certificate/recovery certificate stating that you have completed your quarantine period with having a positive COVID-19 test result obtained no more than 180 days prior to your arrival in Belgium.
After submitting the form, a QR code will be sent to the email address you entered in the form.
However, if you come from a Red Zone Country, you will receive two SMS messages to the mobile number you entered in the form, one saying that you are arriving from a Red Zone Country and the other providing the code to get the COVID-19 tests done.
What other information should you know about the Public Health Passenger Locator Form for Belgium?
- Each person traveling with you above the age of 12 should fill out the Passenger Locator Form for Belgium separately.
- However, children under the age of 12 should fill out their details on their parents’ form. Although COVID-19 testing is not needed, they must go through the same quarantine rules as their parents.
- Children under the age of 12 who are not accompanied by an adult must complete their own Belgium Passenger Locator Form.
- The information gathered for the form will be kept for only 28 days before being erased from the servers.