Belgium in Cyprus

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Cyprus and would like to register with the Embassy in Nicosia? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Cyprus as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Cyprus, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

Embassy closed

The Embassy will be closed for the public from December 10 to 16 due to relocation. For the urgent issuance of temporary passports, please contact the following telephone number 00357-99.30.73.77. From December 17, the offices of the Chancellery will be located at the following address: 34, Demosthenis Severis Avenue, 1080 Nicosia.

 

Press releases

  • Didier Reynders restructures the network of Belgian diplomatic missions

    19 Dec Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders made a list of several Belgian diplomatic and consular missions abroad, mainly in Europe, intended for closure and reorganisation. This was announced to the relevant authorities.

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  • Didier Reynders pleased with developments in bilateral relations between the US and Cuba

    18 Dec Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is, like EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, pleased with the decision of the United States and Cuba to reestablish diplomatic relations. This could be the start of further improvement in the relations between the two countries.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attacks in Peshawar, Pakistan

    16 Dec Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attacks in Peshawar, Pakistan, whereby at least 140 people, most of them children, were murdered. These are acts of utmost cruelty that touch the core of a society and negate the most basic human rights.

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  • Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden & UK establish a new international organisation on the issue of missing persons

    16 Dec Press release

    The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased to announce that Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom signed, on 15 December, a Framework Agreement that grants a new legal status to the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), rendering it a treaty-based international Organisation, seated in The Hague. It addresses the issue of missing persons, as a result of armed conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organised crime and other causes.

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  • Ivory Coast resuming diamond trade thanks to Belgium

    16 Dec Press release

    In 2003, the UN imposed sanctions on Ivory Coast, forbidding the country to trade diamonds. Now that political calm has returned, Belgium’s FPS Foreign Affairs and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre are helping the Ivorian government set up a monitoring system so that they will be able to adhere to the strict conditions of the Kimberley Process, and resume their diamond trade.

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