Travel to Belgium

All information for those wishing to come to Belgium.

Visa for Belgium

All information on applying for a visa to Belgium.
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Competent authority for visa applications
All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Immigration Office of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium.

Information on the GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation. Information to be provided to applicants concerning the processing of personal data in the Visa Information System (VIS) provided upon short stay visa applications

Privacy statement. Processing of personal data in the context of a visa application

How to apply

1. To apply for a visa, please always first submit your application form electronically on the FPS Foreign Affairs website:

Please check carefully all the information given before validating the application form online. It won’t be possible to make any change/adaptation afterwards.

2. You will be able to book an appointment only when/if the form online is completed (on the same webpage, you will be redirected automatically to the appointment booking system, once the application form completed).

The Embassy will not accept any appointment’s requests if the online form is not completed.

3. Be sure that you have all the other required documents when you come at the Embassy the day of your appointment.

Don’t forget to print and to sign two copies of the application form that you have completed online.

To know what are the (other) required documents that you have to submit, please see the website of the Immigration Office

Forms, useful addresses and other documents


The Schengen application form (short stay visa - C - less than 90 days) has to be fully filled and signed.


The Belgian application form (long stay visa - D - more than 90 days) has to be fully filled and signed.

3. Specification for pictures (PDF, 426.8 KB)

4. Travel Medical Insurance (DOCX, 27.97 KB)

5. Criminal records (DOCX, 26.52 KB)

6. Medical certificate (for visa application) (DOCX, 15.73 KB)

7. Medical certificate (for the work permit) (PDF, 917.67 KB)

8. List of recognized hospitals/doctors (PDF, 127.79 KB)

9. List of recognized translators (PDF, 125.54 KB)