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World Customs Organization

Rue du Marché 30

1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode,

Brussels, Belgium



Meetings & external visitors at WCO  as per latest COVID-19 measures

Rules applicable in Belgium

The Belgian authorities announced a new set of measures effective March 7th 2022. The most relevant changes are:

  • Masks will no longer be required in most public places except public transport and healthcare institutions. It does stay recommended, particularly indoors, when social distancing cannot be guaranteed.
  • The Covid Safe Ticket (CST) system is suspended.
  • Restrictions on the number of participants for events are lifted.

Rules applicable at WCO

Wearing of masks inside the WCO premises will be optional, unless in situations where social distancing cannot be guaranteed. We do ask all of you to apply extra care when mingling with oter staff and visitors. We also call on everyone to remain vigilant and to continue rigorously applying the standard precautionary measures, including social distancing and hygiene protocols.

In order to maintain social distancing, the maximum number of participants is as follows:

* Kyoto A: 134 participants

* Kyoto B: 101 participants

* Brussels CD: 25 participants

As Belgium has suspended the CST system, visitors will no longer be required to present a CST upon entering the building.

The Secretariat will continue to monitor the situation and provide you with updated information, as and when necessary.

Thank you all and Stay safe !

Become Inspired


Learn & Be Inspired

 Innovation, environmental standards, competiveness, investment in digital infrastructures and data exchanging are some of the conference topics.


WCO headquarters in Brussels 

Share & Network

Perfect place to look for answers, to be inspired and to build sustainable relationships. Attend our inspirational talks with professionals from different fields, and engage in conversations with like-minded souls, or simply enjoy a wholesome dose of useful knowledge sharing.


The Conference will be held in-person at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels.  An online link will also be provided allowing the possibility for some participants who are unable to travel to observe the Conference remotely via an online platform (no active participation will be possible remotely). 



The Conference is a multi-stakeholder event bringing together not only Customs administrations but also representatives of other international organizations, academia, the private sector, civil society and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including environmental policy-makers and international experts. 

Free of charge, open to all.



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