How to get there

Where should you be?

Will you come by car? Be sure to check the low-emition zone.

​Low-emission zone in Ghent from January 2020 onwards.

​Low-emission zone in Ghent from January 2020 onwards.

To improve air quality, Ghent’s inner city (the area within the ring road) will become a low-emission zone on 1 January 2020. Only vehicles that meet the conditions for admission will be allowed into this zone. Avoid being fined and always check your vehicle before coming to Ghent.

Check whether your vehicle is allowed to enter the low-emission zone.
Not allowed? Answer all the online questions and request the appropriate access for your vehicle right away. Check your vehicle.

Foreign number plates must be registered.  Permitted vehicles with a foreign number plate must be registered. You can register your vehicle via this online tool. Always check your vehicle in advance to avoid a fine!

ATTENTION: Beware of certain commercial companies that offer you a service/sticker against payment. This service has no legal value and City of Ghent is not in any way involved. 

Your vehicle is not allowed. There are several possibilities if your vehicle is not automatically allowed to enter the low-emission zone. Some vehicles have to be registered (only once, free of charge) while other vehicles require you to buy a paid permit or LEZ day pass.

Read more about the Low-emission zone in Ghent on the webpage of stad.gent.