As of 23 May 2022, no specific travel measures are associated with the colour codes below. Only persons travelling from a very high risk country to Belgium still need to follow measures.
Here you find more information about the colour codes by region or by country. You can read more about the measures that apply to travelling to and from Belgium here.
For an overview of the European travel situation, please consult the map of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) (which is updated every Wednesday).
⚠️ ATTENTION ⚠️: This map is published for information only, the official national updates for Belgium take place on Saturday. This ECDC map cannot be invoked as a legal reason for not complying with the Belgian rules.
Each country is given a colour code.
- Dark red colour code: regions or countries where individuals are at a high risk of infection.
- Orange or red colour code: regions or countries for which a moderately elevated risk of infection has been identified.
- Green colour code: regions or countries for which a low risk of infection has been identified.
- Grey colour code: regions or countries where information is insufficient or where the screening rate is less than 300 cases per 100,000.
For countries in the EU and the Schengen Area
- This list is updated every Friday and is valid from the Saturday immediately following. It is based on the data and criteria communicated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) every Thursday.
- Has the colour code changed to dark red or Grey? The colour code is valid as from Saturday as well.
- The following EU and Schengen Area countries have a grey or dark red coulour code. All other countries have a green, orange or red colour code.
|Austria||/||Lower Austria, Vienna, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Carinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Burgenland, Voralberg|
|Bulgary||Severozapaden/North West, Severen tsentralen/North Central, Severoiztochen/North East, Yugoiztochen/South East, Yugozapaden/South West, Yuzhen tsentralen/South Central||/|
|Croatia||Pannonian Croatia, North Croatia, Medimurska zupanija||/|
|Finland||/||South Finland, Nort and East Finland, Helsinki-Uusimaa, Åland, West Finland|
|France||/||Martinique, Pays de la Loire, Centre - Val de Loire, Bretagne, Aquitaine, Limousin, Poitou-Charentes, Auvergne, Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Corse, Réunion, Île de France, Bourgogne, France-Comté, Nord-Pas de Calais, Picardie, Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées, Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie, Hauts-de-France, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Guadeloupe, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint Martin, Occitanie|
|Germany||Oberbayern, Niederbayern, Oberpfalz, Oberfranken, Mittelfranken, Unterfranken, Schwaben, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Darmstadt, Gießen, Kassel, Braunschweig, Hanover, Lüneburg, Weser-Ems, Düsseldorf, Köln, Münster, Detmold, Arnsberg, Koblenz, Trier, Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Saarland, Dresden, Chemnitz, Leipzig, Thüringen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Freiburg, Tübingen||/|
|Greece||/||Central Macedonia, Thessaly, Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Central Greece, Western Greece, Epirus, Attica, Crete, South Aegean, North Aegean|
|Hungary||Budapest, Pest, Central Transdanubia, Western Transdanubia, Southern Transdanubia, Northern Hungary, Northern Great Plain, Southern Great Plain||/|
|Italy||/||Toscana, Marche, Autonomous Province of Bolzano, Calabria, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Autonomous Province of Trento, Lombardy, Abruzzo, Calabria, Campania, Piemonte, Basilicata, Toscana, Sicily, Umbria, Puglia, Sardinia, Molise, Aosta Valley|
|Lithuania||Vilnius County, Cultural regions of Lithuania||/|
|Netherlands||Limburg, Friesland, Overijssel, Gelderland, Flevoland, Utrecht, South Holland, Zeeland, Groningen, Drenthe, North Holland, North Brabant, Sint-Eustatius, Curaçao, Bonaire, Saba||/|
|Norway||Trøndelag, , Innlandet, Northern Norway, Oslo and Viken, Adger and South Eastern Norway||/|
|Poland||Greater Poland Voivodeship, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Silesian Voivodeship, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Lubusz Voivodeship, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Opole Voivodeship, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Pomeranian Voivodeship, ?ódzkie Voivodeship, Lublin VoivodeshipPodkarpackie Voivodeship, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Mazovian Voivodeship, ?wi?tokrzyskie Voivodeship||/|
|Portugal||/||Algarve, Center (PT), Lisbon Metropolitan Area, Alentejo, Autonomous Region of the Azores, Autonomous Region of Madeira, North|
|Romania||Centre, North East, South East, South Muntenia, Bucuresti – Ilfov, South-West Oltenia, West||/|
|San Marino||/||San Marino|
|Spain||Valencian Community, Andalusia||Galicia, Castilla y Léon, Melilla, Asturias, Aosta Valley, Murcia, Ceuta, Cantabria, Extremadura, Basque Country, Aragon|
|Sweden||Stockholm, East Middle Sweden, Småland and the islands, South Sweden, West Sweden, North Middle Sweden, Middle Norrland, Upper Norrland||/|
|Switzerland||/||Lake Genova Region, Vaud, Valais, Genève, Espace Mittelland, Bern, Freiburg, Solothurn, Neuchâtel, Jura, Northwestern Switzerland,Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft, Aargau, Zürich, Ticino|
|Vatican City||/||Vatican City|
|Czech Republic||Prague, Central Bohemia, Southwest, Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Central Moravia, Moravian-Silesian||/|
As of Saturday 21th of May 2022 , the following regions will have a colour code dark red
- Switzerland: Lake Genova Region, Vaud, Valais, Genève, Espace Mittelland, Bern, Freiburg, Solothurn, Neuchâtel, Jura, Northwestern Switzerland,Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft, Aargau, Zürich, Ticino
- Spain: Aragon
For third countries (= non-EU countries)
All countries listed in Annex 1 of the EU Council Recommendation on the temporary restriction of non-essential travel to the EU and its possible lifting are included in this white list (You can find more information on this Recommendation here). This list is updated every week by the Council of the EU and currently includes the following countries:
- Hongkong Special Administrative Region
- Macau Special Administrative Region
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
- Taiwan as entity and territorial authority that is not recognised as state by at least one member state
- United Arab Emirates
China is on the white list, subject to reciprocity. It is currently considered as a country outside the European Union or Schengen area, with colour code dark red .
All other third countries, that aren’t on the white list here above, are to be given a dark red or grey colour code.
Please note that in addition to the colour code dark red or grey, third countries may also be classified as “very high risk countries”, to which stricter measures apply.