Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Ireland
Home COVID-19


Current situation in Ireland


Visiting the Embassy

Important information for visiting the Embassy:

To help us keep our team safe and our public counters fully functioning:

  • Please check if your request can be completed by post, email or online. 
  • Book an appointment to avoid overcrowding and attend alone unless absolutely necessary.
  • Avoid arriving too early for your appointment. 
  • We would kindly ask you to continue to wear your mask in the Embassy (except when taking photos for travel documents)
  • Do not attend the Embassy if you have tested positive for Covid-19 or should be self-isolating.   

Local restrictions

Information on the current public health measures in place in Ireland. 

Information on testing, self-isolating and vaccines in Ireland.  


International Travel


New rules on validity of EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Travel to Belgium

Citizens and Residents whose journey starts in an EU country (Green, Orange, Red, Dark Red or Grey zone):

  • From 11/03/2022 it is no longer compulsory to fill in the Passenger Locator Form.  
  • You have a valid vaccination or recovery certificate:
    • You do not need a PCR test in advance or to quarantine.
  • You do not have a valid vaccination or recovery certificate
    • You will need a negative PCR test no more than 72 hours in advance, or a negative RAT test no more than 24 hours in advance.  
  • Failure to comply with testing and quarantine obligations is an offence subject to a fine of minimum 250€.
  • For more information or details on exemptions please consult the FAQ or phone +32 78151771

Information for non-EU nationals or residents, or if your journey starts outside the EU


Travel to Ireland

  • From 06/03/2022 all Covid-related travel requirements for Ireland have been lifted.  It is no longer necessary to complete the Passenger Locator Form, or show proof of vaccination or testing.