COVID-19: measures and FAQs

Coronavirus measures by the city of Ghent, frequently asked questions and general information about COVID-19 in Belgium.

City of Ghent measures and info | FAQs | General info and measures in Belgium


City of Ghent COVID-19 measures and info

Find out all current measures in Ghent (shops, restaurants, transport, activities etc) on Visit Gent, the official tourist information centre of the City of Ghent. 

Feeling sick?

Contact your general practitioner. For more info on safety guidelines, read our quick guide.

Corona 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).

Information for international students

Read all about measures at the different campuses, where you can go for mental support and how to keep in touch with fellow students. 

News and numbers

For recent figures of COVID-19 infections in Ghent (and other Belgian cities), visit Sciensano. For the latest news on COVID-19 measures and policy in Ghent, check out our information updates in English.

Face masks in the streets

In certain Ghent streets, wearing a face mask is mandatory

Frequently asked questions

The below FAQs are a translation of the most frequently asked questions concerning the corona measures in Ghent. We try to keep them updated as much as we can. For a selection of frequently asked questions in 10 other languages, go to ('meertalige informatie').

Can't find what you're looking for? Call the Gentinfo service centre at +32 9 210 10 10 or ask your question via email:


Travelling measures

Services provided by the City of Ghent

Social services and well-being

Education and childcare

Waste company 'Ivago'


Low emission zone

Shops, hotels, restaurants and bars

Work and enterprises



Nature and environment

Law enforcement

Measures and questions about COVID-19 in Belgium

General information number: 0800 14 689 
From outside Belgium: :+32 78151771 (Opening hours: from 9 a.m to 5 p.m (Monday - Friday)