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Dating belgium customs

Multiple explosions occurred in Brussels on 22 March 2016 and there remains a heightened security presence on the streets.

If you want to drive: Drivers in Belgium should be aware of the introduction of a number of low emissions zones prohibiting certain types of vehicles from specific urban areas.

The ban applies to Belgian and foreign registered vehicles.

Safety measures at large events like concerts may also be reduced.

Further information can be found on the Belgian Crisis Centre website and Twitter feed.

Please note that if you are an Irish citizen and require urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, contact the main Embassy number, 32 499 58 53 28, and leave a message on the Duty Officer voice mailbox. In January 2018 the Belgian authorities decided to reduce the threat level from Level 3 to Level 2. This drop in level implies that the threat has decreased and an attack has become less likely.

Crime remains relatively low in Belgium but you should take sensible precautions: As with any country, crimes such as mugging, bag-snatching and pickpocketing are not uncommon in Belgian cities and towns.

If you’re planning to drive in Belgium, you should take normal safety precautions.

Belgian roads are generally in good condition and are lit at night, including the motorway network.

Drivers should note that rules vary in the different regions of Belgium.

Brussels From January 1 2018, all 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region and certain approach roads became part of a low emissions zone.

You should be extra vigilant in Brussels at major railway stations, on the underground, buses and trams (generally running from 05.00 to 01.00), particularly around the Schuman area (the EU quarter), Brussels Gare du Nord/Noordstation and Gare du Midi/Zuidstation, which is the Eurostar terminal and the terminus for buses from Charleroi airport.