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Measures & guidelines


Friends of Search 2021 is on!

With the current set of governmental measures Friends of Search 2021 will be a fact! Naturally, the health and safety of our staff and visitors are still paramount. That’s why we, aiming to organize a fantastic and carefree day full of interacting and exchanging knowledge, ask you to bring a Covid Safe Ticket on your visit. You can get a Covid Safe ticket if you are fully vaccinated, have valid proof of recovery or a negative result from a PCR test (taken less than 48 hours before entry) or an antigen test (taken less dan 24 hours before entry). For people without proof of vaccination or recovery, getting tested will remain free of charge.

Please bring a Covid Safe Pass

The CST/certificate can be requested digitally via the CovidSafeBE app (mobile app) and on websites such as Mijn Burger Profiel, or MyHealthViewer. To request certificates digitally, you need to have your identity card, PIN code and card reader, or another activated digital key (for example itsme) at hand. Wearing a face mask is recommended, but not mandatory.

Please note: The Covid Safe Ticket is identical to the European Corona Certificate. If you already have this certificate, you do not need to request an additional document.

Unfortunately, we have decided not to organize a Belgian edition of Friends of Search in 2023. But not to worry, in honor of our 10th anniversary we are organizing an extra special Dutch edition: Friends of Search Fest. Belgian visitors are of course more than welcome. Join us on March 23, 2023, in de Kromhouthal in Amsterdam.

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