Mouth mask in Leuven

Where is a mouth mask mandatory?

    In Leuven, a mouth mask from 12 years is mandatory if you walk, cycle or step in:

    • Pedestrian area
    • Bondgenotenlaan 
    • Damiaanplein
    • Diestsestraat
    • Martelarenplein
    • Vismarkt
    • Naamsestraat from the Beriotstraat

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      In the entire province of Flemish Brabant, having a mouth mask with you is compulsory from the age of 12 and wearing a mouth mask is mandatory in the following places:

      • Places where you can't keep 1,5 meters distance
      • Public transport (also at the station or at a stop)
      • Shops and shopping centers
      • Cinemas, theater, concert and conference rooms 
      • Auditoriums
      • Places of worship
      • Public parts of courthouses and city buildings
      • Museums and libraries
      • Hairdressing salons, beauticians and other contact professions
      • Bank branches
      • Casinos and slot machine arcades
      • Residential care centers
      • Markets and fairgrounds
      • Cafes and restaurants (only if you walk around)
      • Events (in- and outdoor)
      • Public buildings
      • Spectators at sports competitions
      • Cemeteries from 24 October to 8 November 2020
      You don't have to wear a mouth mask in these areas:
      • If you eat, drink or smoke, but then you have to stand or sit
      • If you sit on a catering terrace

      Mouth masks for sale

      Which mouth masks are for sale?

      • Children’s masks (6 to 12 years old)
      • Adult masks

      You can purchase a maximum of 2 adult masks and 4 children’s masks per household.

      For whom?

      For Leuven residents only.

      Bring your identity card.


      € 5 per mouth mask.

      You can pay cash or by card.

      Where for sale?

      In the city office
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      Professor Van Overstraetenplein 1
      3000 Leuven

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