Visit Antwerp is implementing the measures that have been imposed by the higher authorities to limit the further spread of coronavirus and protect at risk groups. Here is an update about the situation.
This article was last modified on 1 October 2021
Can I still travel to Antwerp from abroad?
Travelling to Belgium for tourist and recreational purposes is possible. Please inform yourself well in advance about the entry conditions, because you need certain documents and certificates. On this federal website you will always find the latest information.
Updates services of the City of Antwerp and FAQ
In this article you can always find the most recent updates about city services as well answers to frequently asked questions.
Visitor centres of Visit Antwerp
The visitor centres on the Grote Markt and at the Central Station are open for visitors. You can also contact us by phone (Monday-Friday, 9 am-5pm) at +32 (0) 3 232 01 03 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where can I get a PCR test as a traveller?
People travelling (back) from Belgium to another country usually need a PCR test. Plan your test easily and inexpensively (€46.81) in advance in Antwerp, so that you can enjoy your stay. If you did not have time in Antwerp, a standard and rapid test at Brussels Airport is also possible, although it is a bit more expensive and the waiting times for the results are longer.
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Can I visit Antwerp when I am in Belgium?
There are no restrictions anymore. We do ask you to observe the safety measures and distance rules.
What should i do?
Continue to comply with hygiene measures: wash your hands frequently with soap and water, cough and sneeze in the crook of your arm and don't kiss. Maintain a distance of 1.5 metres from one another and stay home if you feel sick.
Everyone over 12 years of age is asked to carry a mouth mask with them at all times. Wearing a mouth mask is compulsory on public transport, stations and airports and in places where you cannot keep a distance of 1.5 metres from each other.
Cafés & restaurants
Pubs and restaurants can open and close whenever the want, there are no restrictions anymore.
All forms of accommodation are open, including their restaurants and other common facilities. There are no longer any restrictions
Night clubs and dance halls are open and need to observe the protocols on air quality, ventilation and the maximum capacity of their establisment. you need a COVID certificate to enter nightclubs.
Face masks are no longer compulsory for customers and staff in shops. Its warmly recommended that some safety rules are taking into account to protect yourself and others.
Disinfect your hands before entering a shop.
Keep 1.5 meters distance from other customers and the shop staff, also in the queue outside the shop.
Pay as much as possible by card, preferably contactless.
Sights & attractions
Cultural venues such as casinos, wellness centers, bowling alleys and cinemas are open again.
Events can take place again, albeit under specific conditions and with restrictions on the number of participants. Always check the website of the organizer or the event itself for the latest info.
Guide activities and tours can take place both indoors and outdoors for a maximum of 25 people. This means: 24 people plus 1 guide (children under 12 are not counted).
Antwerp City Card
The sale of the Antwerp City Card remains possible. As a result of the more stringent measures, the majority of suppliers are closed. Have you already bought an Antwerp City Card? Rest assured that unused cards will remain valid for one year from the date of purchase.
Public transport has resumed fully. Passengers must wear a face mask on public transport and in the station/on platforms. The public transport companies also ask passengers to respect the safety measures and rules about social distancing. De Lijn inspectors will issue municipal administrative fines if necessary.
You are free to use any means of transport for your travel, including public transport, rental cars, shared cars, motorbike, shared scooters, and shared bikes. If you travel by car, check whether you can enter the low-emission zone and find parking tips here.
Do you have questions? Contact one of our employees by telephone on +32 (0)3 232 01 03 or via mail to email@example.com
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