Low-emission zone in Ghent
To improve air quality, Ghent’s inner city (the area within the ring road) is a low emission zone. Only vehicles that meet entry requirements will be allowed into this zone. Check your vehicle before coming to Ghent.
Registration obligation for foreign number plates
Permitted vehicles with a foreign number plate must be registered. You can register your vehicle with the online tool. Always check your vehicle in advance to avoid a fine!
ATTENTION: Beware of certain commercial companies that offer you a service/sticker against payment. The City of Ghent is not in any way involved.
Your vehicle is not automatically allowed. How can you temporarily enter the zone?
Where is the low emission zone?
The low emission zone in Ghent is marked in pink on the map below. Enter your destination address in the search bar and check whether this address (or the road leading to it) is located in the LEZ.
How does the low emission zone work?
Different ways to travel to Ghent, subsidies and more information
What are the alternatives?
You can reach Ghent in various ways. You are welcome to come by car, put perhaps public transport will be faster?
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Find out whether you qualify for premiums or subsidies in your capacity as a Ghent resident or entrepreneur.