Spa Grand Prix

Spa Grand Prix informs you

The Belgian Government has authorised the holding of the Belgian Grand Prix 2021 with the possibility of hosting up to 75,000 spectators per day. However, hosting spectators within the Circuit grounds will be conditional on the presentation of a Covid Safe Ticket upon arrival on the site.

If you are coming from outside the EU, Switzerland, or UK, you will not be allowed to access the Formula 1 Rolex Belgian Grand Prix 2021.

Access to Belgian territory

Travels from an EU member state, Switzerland, Vatican City, Andorra, Monaco, or Liechtenstein:

  • A recognised vaccination certificate, attesting to a complete vaccination (dated two weeks when the vaccine requires two doses, 4 weeks when the vaccine requires one dose), or
  • A negative PCR test result dated less than 72 hours, or
  • A certificate of recovery dated less than six months.

Travels to Belgium are authorised from one of these countries. However, access to Belgian territory is contingent upon the presentation of:

Moreover, The Passenger Locator Form must be completed 48 hours before arrival on the territory. More information on"

Consequently, any travel from a European country, Switzerland, Vatican City, Andorra, Monaco, or Liechtenstein is possible.

Non-essential travels (= Fans/spectators) from the United Kingdom (non-EU).

Non-essential travels from the United Kingdom are authorized only for completely vaccinated people, and a PCR test is required on the first day upon arrival. PCR tests will be available around the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit (from Wednesday to Sunday), provided that registration has been made following a link that will be communicated on Spa Grand Prix website at a later date :

Consequently, non-essential travels from the United Kingdom to Belgium are not authorised for non-completely vaccinated people.


WHAT? The Covid Safe Ticket is a certificate open to nationals of the European Union, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.   

Attention : The “Covid Safe Ticket” is only accessible to residents of member states of the European Union, the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, the Schengen Area, Switzerland, Vatican City, Andorra, Monaco, and Liechtenstein.
Consequently, the residents of a country other than one mentioned above are not eligible for obtaining the Covid Safe Ticket. Therefore, they will not be allowed to take part in the Belgian Grand Prix 2021, that is, even if they are allowed to enter Belgian territory.

HOW? To obtain this “Covid Safe Ticket” certificate, you must meet one of the following 3 conditions:

  • Be fully vaccinated (2 doses when so required by the vaccine) for more than two weeks. 
  • Be in possession of a negative PCR test carried out no more than 48 hours prior to the day of attendance at the event. It is also possible that your test will reach expiry during the event. You will have the option then of having one or more tests carried out by healthcare professionals in the proximity of the Circuit (at your expense). Further information will follow in the next few weeks. 
  •   OR 
  •   OR  
  • Be in possession of a certificate of recovery from Covid-19. The certificate of recovery is valid 10 days after the positive PCR test and has a duration of 6 months (180 days).   
ATTENTION: The conditions for obtaining the "Covid Safe Ticket" may be different from conditions of access to Belgian territory. If you would like more detailed information concerning access conditions to Belgian territory, please consult the Foreign Affairs website of the SPF (Federal Public Service).

WHERE? The "Covid Safe Ticket" will be available on a smartphone app determined by your country. The app to download for Belgian visitors on your smartphone is: CovidSafeBE.   

Henceforth, in order to gain access to the Belgian Grand Prix 2021, 3 documents will be required:  
- The "Covid Safe Ticket" from 12 years old 
- An item of identity that will allow the authenticity of the "Covid Safe Ticket" to be verified 
- The e-ticket preferably in hard (paper) copy. The e-ticket will be downloadable on your customer space during the month of July (for reservations already made). In order to download an e-ticket, you will first have to make it nominative, that’s to say that you will have to manually attribute each purchased e-ticket to a specific person. 


If you are coming from outside the EU, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, please contact us by email. We will analyse your individual situation.   

The priority for each one of us is, and must remain, to respect the instructions issued and to do this in everyone’s interest. 

Take good care of yourself and those close to you. 
We are impatient to meet you again, in complete safety! 
Thank you for your loyalty, 

The Spa Grand Prix team.