Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Support local trade with a BXL gift card!

The 'BXL gift cards' are an initiative of the City of Brussels to support local traders. For every purchase of 25 euros, the City offers an extra 5 euros to the customer, paid directly to the merchant.

Traders register to participate. Customers can shop at the many participating stores and will receive 5 euros extra purchase value for every 25 euros they buy. These gift cards or vouchers are for sale on the same website:

The list of participating stores is regularly updated on this website.

Which traders?

Traders on the territory of the City of Brussels are eligible, with the exception of:

  • restaurants and cafes
  • professional to professional activities
  • free professions
  • real estate agents
  • activities in the banking and insurance sector
  • night shops
  • supermarkets and department stores
  • betting and gambling offices
  • sports halls
  • hotels
  • nightclubs
Created on 16/11/2020 (modified on 03/12/2020)