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    Introduction
The Brussels-Capital Region will implement a Low Emission Zone 1st January 2018.

The minimum standards are:

2018:
diesel: Euro 2

2019:
diesel: Euro 3

2020:
petrol: Euro 2
diesel: Euro 4

2022:
diesel: Euro 5

2025:
petrol: Euro 3
diesel: Euro 6

If no Euro standard is given on your vehicle papers then date of first registration will be used to identify the emissions standard.


Cars, vans <3.5t, busses and tour busses

    Costs
not decided yet



The LEZ includes the entire Brussels-Capital Region.
Belgium Brussels map
key:
the green shaded area is the entire LEZ
the red line is the excluded motorway ring
blue P: transit parking places (excluded)

The following streets are also excluded from the LEZ:
- la chaussée de Mons (only between the entry and exit of the ring road and the the regional boundary)

- boulevard Henri Simonet

- the round about Henri Simonet

- avenue Joseph Wybran (only between the round about Henri Simonet the regional boundary)

- la route de Lennik (only between the regional boundary and the round about Henri Simonet)


    Road Sign
not decided yet

Belgian vehicles: No

From summer 2018 on:
Foreign vehicles: Yes. The registration is mandatory and free of charge.

Yes, are affected and need to get registered.



permanent

    Enforcement
camera enforced

    Penalty
not decided yet

Not yet

    Exemptions
It will be possible to buy a pass for 8 individual days a year to enter Brussels if your car doesn't meet the standards.

The following vehicles are exempted from the LEZ:
- motorised two-wheelers
- lorries > 3.5t delivering goods
- agricultural and forestry tractors
- electric vehicles
- hydrogen-powered vehicles
- motorhomes
- priority vehicles (namely vehicles with one or more blue flashing lights and a specific alarm signal. Police vehicles, for example.)
- emergency vehicles (police, army, civil protection or road authorities)
- army vehicles
- historic vehicles
- exceptional traffic
- vehicles of handicapped people with the proper parking card
- vehicles equipped with a wheelchair lift
- vehicles especially adapted for markets, fairs, parades and mobile businesses
- school busses

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