Last Updated on February 23, 2023
- Reduced validity period of the COVID-19 vaccination certificate
- Reduced validity period for proof of recovery certificates
The government of Belgium will reduce the validity of the accepted COVID-19 vaccination certificates from 270 days to 150 days beginning 1 March 2022. The government will not set a validity period for the booster dose. The validity for a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 will also be amended from 180 days to 150 days.
What are the Changes?
On 1 March 2022, the government of Belgium will amend the validity period for the COVID-19 vaccination certificate and the validity period for certificates of recovery from COVID-19.
This decision was made based on the European Commission’s decision to reduce the validity period of the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Belgium’s vaccine validity period will be one of the strictest of the European Union member states.
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