Travel peacefully during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 period, access to the terminal is restricted to passengers with a valid ticket. 

People accompanying passengers with reduced mobility or minors may also enter the terminal.

We also advise you to arrive at the airport well in advance to allow our staff to check any additional travel documents required during the period of COVID-19 as well as in anticipation of peak traffic.

It is recommended to arrive at the airport about 3 hours before your scheduled time of departure.

An area for checking required travel documents* has been set up at the entrance to the airport infrastructure in order to minimise check-in and boarding times. It is therefore advisable to have all your documents ready on your arrival at the airport.


Do you have a flight planned at Brussels South Charleroi Airport?

Here are the steps to follow:

Before the trip :

  1. Your national identity card or passport
  2. Your boarding pass
  3. Until 1 July: A certificate of negative PCR test before your departure and/or any other specific document to the requirements in force in your destination country. You can check these requirements via this linkA test centre is available at the airport (more info).
  4. From 1 July: People with the European digital certificate Covid will be able to travel freely within the territory of the European Union member states (except for related conditions specific to each country to be checked before your departure). This digital certificate will prove that you are :

           - either vaccinated

           - Or you have a negative PCR test (depending on your country of destination, this test must be carried out within a certain period of time before your departure. More info)

           - Or that you are now immune to COVID-19 following a recovery

More information on the European Covid digital certificate and how to obtain it via this link.

On return to Belgium:

  • Fill in the Passenger Locator Form 48 hours before your return. You will receive a QR code by e-mail that you will have to show when boarding.
  • Depending on your answers to the Passenger Locator Form, and if a quarantine or a test has to be carried out, you will receive an SMS indicating the procedure to follow when you return to Belgium.

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*Processing of personal data: Verification of the Covid European Digital Certificate, PCR tests and recovery certificate

Processing of personal data: Verification of the Covid European Digital Certificate, PCR tests and recovery certificate

The European Parliament adopted on June 14, 2021 the Regulation (EU) 2021/953 on a framework for the issuance, verification and acceptance of interoperable COVID-19 certificates of vaccination, testing and recovery (EU digital COVID certificate) in order to facilitate free movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.

EUR-Lex - 32021R0953 - EN - EUR-Lex (

The Belgian State amended on June 24, 2021 its "Ministerial Decree of October 28, 2020 on emergency measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus", which designates the airlines as responsible for checking the "Digital Covid Certificate" and denying boarding on the aircraft.

Justel: 2020-10-28/01 (

At Charleroi Airport, we have been mandated by the airlines to perform this control. We act as a "subcontractor" of the airlines. This control is a processing of personal data authorized by the EU regulation 2021/953.

The member states are considered by this European regulation as the data controllers. You will find on the Covidsafe | Déclaration de confidentialité certificats COVID certificats COVID which contains all the information about the processing of your personal data under the EU COVID-19 certificate. Specifically, it will clarify how your data is collected, processed and used.

If you have any further questions about this data processing you can contact our Data Protection Officer .