COVID-19 measures in Ghent

Current coronavirus measures by the city of Ghent and general information about COVID-19 in Belgium.

Covid-19 testing

Read all about when, where and how at

Info (in Dutch) on testing in Ghent


Go to for all information about the different vaccines, the priority groups, and so on.

For more info on the vaccination strategy in Ghent, go to (in Dutch).

Face masks 

Face masks are mandatory for people aged 6 and over:

  • In restaurants and pubs when not sitting down
  • On public transport and when taking a taxi
  • In care insituations
  • Medical and non-medical contact professions (hairdressers, barbers and so on).
  • At all public events.

All locations in Ghent (in Dutch)


Anyone travelling to Belgium for longer than 48 hours is required to fill in the electronic 'Passenger Locator' form (PLF). The online form must be completed within 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. Children under the age of 16 are registered on their parents' form. Once the form is completed, you will receive a QR validation code by email. This is proof that you have completed the form correctly. Read more about the form.

General travel info to and from Belgium

All measures

Go to for all current measures in Belgium.

General information number: 0800 14 689