Visa for Belgium


All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on Belgian Immigration Office websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag, which is the competent authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium.

Click on the heading that applies to your situation to know the list of documents to be provided when applying for a visa.

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Where to apply for a visa?

If you live in India

Depending on your place of residence, either the Embassy in New DelhiNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag or the Consulate General in MumbaiNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag will be competent to handle your application.

Applications have to be lodged with the Belgian VFS countersNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag in the following cities:

  • North: Delhi, Chandigarh and Kolkata
  • Centre: Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad
  • South: Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad

All information regarding addresses, opening hours and other practical modalities are available on the VFS websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag for Belgium.

Holders of official and diplomatic passports can lodge their visa application directly at the visa section of the Embassy or the Consulate GeneralNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag, together with the required Verbal Note from the MEA and, if appropriate, with the mission order issued by the applicant’s own administration. 
  
 
If you live in NEPAL 
 
If you need a short stay visa (up to 90 days) C type - Schengen, please contact the Embassy of Germany in KathmanduNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag who represents Belgium in this matter.

All information regarding address, opening hours and other practical modalities are available on the visa page of their websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag.

If you need a long stay visa (more than 90 days) D type - Belgian, please submit your application at the Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Kathmandu.

All information regarding address, opening hours and other practical modalities are available on our websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag
  
 
If you live in BANGLADESH 
 
If you need a short stay visa (up to 90 days) C type - Schengen, please contact the Embassy of Sweden in DhakaNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag who represents Belgium in this matter.

All information regarding address, opening hours, and other practical modalities are available on the visa page of their websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag.

If you need a long stay visa (more than 90 days) D type - Belgian, please submit your application at the Belgium VFS counter in Kolkata or New Delhi.

All information regarding address, opening hours and other practical modalities are available on the VFS website for BelgiumNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag
  
 
If you live in SRI LANKA 
 
If you need a short stay visa (up to 90 days) type C - Schengen, please contact the Embassy of the Netherlands in ColomboNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag who represents Belgium in this matter.

All information regarding address, opening hours, and other practical modalities are available on the visa page of their websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag.

If you need a long stay visa (more than 90 days) D type - Belgian, please submit your application at the Honorary Consulate of Belgium in ColomboNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag.

All information regarding address, opening hours and other practical modalities are available on our websiteNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag

If you live in BHUTAN or the MALDIVES

Please contact the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi directly at the following e-mail address: visa.newdelhi@diplobel.fed.be


  
General remarks for the countries of the jurisdiction

The representation regarding visa matters in the countries of the jurisdiction applies only to Schengen visa (up to 90 days) needed for the followings reasons:

• Tourist visits
• Visits to family or friends
• Cultural or sports manifestations
• Business trips
• Short traineeships
• Transit through the Schengen area

Short stay visa applications aiming at a longer stay in Belgium (e.g. marriage in Belgium), are not covered by the representation agreement and must therefore be lodged with the Embassy of Belgium through VFS. 
  
 

How to extend a visa in Belgium?

All information on this subject can be found on the website of the Immigration OfficeNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag of the Federal Public Service Home Affairs.

Once the Immigration Office has approved your request to extend your stay in Belgium, you must go to the FPS Foreign Affairs (Rue des Petits Carmes 27, 1000 Brussels – Monday to Friday, 9.30 am - 11.30 am) with your passport and, if necessary, with the required fee (EUR 30).