As of 18 August 2020, and in accordance with Belgian law and the SHAPE Chief of Staff Order dtd 7 Aug 2020, students travelling to NSOS from certain regions and countries are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Belgium.
The SHAPE COS order requires quarantine from the red and amber areas listed in the Belgian Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs website: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en
As required, 48 hours prior to your arrival in Belgium, you have to fill out and submit the "Passenger Locator Form" (https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/public-health-passenger-locator-form).
You will automatically receive a QR code as well as a text message with a "prescription code for corona testing." You don't have to get a doctor's prescription but instead, you show this text message at the Corona testing centre.
NSOS will continue to update this site with the most current information.
COVID-19 Shape Advice (English)
Important information regarding the virus and reporting procedures are contained in this document.
Further information about the Coronavirus 2019 can be found at the WHO website:
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