Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors 

Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors


The European Parliament has implemented measures to protect visitors and staff in all of its facilities.

Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors


As you are surely aware, the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has spread to different regions of the European Union and constitutes a threat to public health. The European Parliament has adopted precautionary measures.

What do you need to know before your visit?

  • Most locations require visitors to present an EU Digital COVID certificate. For more information, please consult the web page of the location you would like to visit (in the list below).
  • Some facilities require visitors to book a time slot in advance online.
  • In France, visitors aged 11 and over must wear a surgical face mask during their visit while in Belgium, visitors aged 12 and over must wear a surgical face mask during their visit to the Hemicycle, or community face masks during their visit to the Parlamentarium, Station Europe and House of European History.
  • All visitors will go through a temperature check via scanner upon entry. 
  • Hand sanitiser is available in all of the facilities and visitors are encouraged to make use of it throughout their visit.
  • Visitors are asked to respect social distancing guidelines and maintain a distance of at least 1.5m between themselves and other visitors.
  • Visits have a designated path that must be followed. Please note that some elements of the exhibition may be unavailable.

Where can you visit the European Parliament?

The following facilities are currently welcoming visitors. Please follow the links below to find out more information related to your visit and to the specific safety measures in place:

Strasbourg and Bazoches-sur-Guyonne




The European Parliament has received the Brussels Health Safety Label for the measures implemented in its facilities. This label is a regional initiative which recognises venues that comply with current safety measures and is designed to reassure tourists visiting Brussels.



For more information about the COVID-19 virus and prevention measures in Belgium, go to


Other locations


We look forward to welcoming you soon, however if you are not able to visit in-person, you can still explore some of our online resources

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation. 

Last updated: 28/07/21