Important information COVID-19
Important information regarding the measures taken in Switzerland to contain COVID-19
The following entry regulations will come into force on 8 February 2021:
- Travellers from countries and areas with an increased risk of infection must present a negative PCR test on entry and undergo a 10-day quarantine.
- All persons entering Switzerland by air must present a negative PCR test.
- The ten-day quarantine can be shortened if the person concerned gets tested after seven days and the result is negative.
- All persons entering Switzerland are obliged to provide their contact details. This does not apply to people who enter Switzerland in their private cars from countries and areas without an increased risk of infection.
Restaurants, cultural establishments, sports and leisure facilities will remain closed until 28 February. Shops that do not sell everyday consumer goods have been closed. Only the collection of items is permitted on site.
Keep yourself informed about the situation in Switzerland as it can change constantly. It is therefore important to regularly consult the website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and the Federal Council.
Important information regarding the measures taken in Belgium to contain COVID-19
- Ban on non-necessary travel. Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday, 27 January to Thursday, 1 April 2021. Persons travelling to and from Belgium must be in possession of a declaration of honour. The declaration of honour must be linked to the “Passenger Locator Form” and be supported by the necessary documents. For the duration of the ban, only essential travel is permitted.
Residents: PCR test on return to Belgium. On returning from a red zone and having stayed there for more than 48 hours, residents must be tested on the first day and on the seventh day of the quarantine.
Non-residents: double test on entry. All non-residents travelling to Belgium must be tested again on arrival in Belgium, in addition to the compulsory negative test prior to departure. This may be a PCR test or a rapid antigenic test.
- Quarantine. People who test positive for COVID-19 will now be required to isolate themselves for 10 days. Anyone returning to Belgium after a stay of at least 48 hours in a red zone will also have to place themselves in quarantine for 10 days. The quarantine can only be ended by a negative PCR test on the seventh day of the quarantine.