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Covid-19: Travel restrictions and other measures

  • From Japan to Belgium: As of May 23, 2022, all travel restrictions on COVID-19 have been lifted.  For ‘very high risk countries’, some travel measures still apply. There are currently no countries designated as such.Please always consult info-coronavirus.be before traveling in order to get the latest updates.
  • From Belgium to JapanThe majority of COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. To enter Japan, travellers are still requested to present EITHER the COVID-19 vaccination certificate  (minimum 3 doses in which the authorized vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Novavax, and Covaxin/Bharat Biotech. For the Janssen vaccine, only two doses are required) OR a negative PCR test result performed less than 72 hours before the flight. For additional information, please consult the page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan's "Border measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)". 


  1. A vaccination performed in Japan can be registered in Vaccinnet if it meets the following 3 conditions: 
    1. The vaccine administered is either a vaccine authorized by the European medicines Agency 
    2. The person vaccinated is Belgian OR has his/her main residence in Belgium, OR is the partner or cohabiting child of a Belgian, OR of a person who has his/her residence in Belgium, OR is studying or working in Belgium
    3. The vaccinated person has an official Japanese certificate mentioning the name of the vaccine, the dose administered and the date of vaccination. 

      The registration of Vaccinnet must be done by a doctor established in Belgium. 

  2. A European digital COVID certificate can be issued to anyone who meets all below conditions: 
    1. Who has been vaccinated outside Belgium, AND
    2. Whose vaccination data are available in Vaccinnet, AND
    3. Who, on the basis of the vaccination data available in Vaccinet, can be considered as fully vaccinated according to a vaccination scheme recognized in Belgium.