Belgium in the United Arab Emirates

Welcome to our website!

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to the United Arab Emirates and would like to register with the Embassy in Abu Dhabi? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through the United Arab Emirates 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 the United Arab Emirates current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events. 

 

Press releases

  • Didier Reynders on settlements on the West Bank and in East Jerusalem

    30 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about the recent decisions of the Israeli authorities to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. As highlighted by the spokesperson of EU High Representative, these decisions raise questions about the commitment of the Israeli government to negotiate a peace agreement with the Palestinians based on the two-state solution. These decisions risk jeopardising further the chances of actually implementing such a peace agreement.

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  • Toilets to avoid snakes

    29 Jul News item

    With the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation the Women's Union of Ninh Thuan (a coastal province in Central/South Vietnam) concentrates on sanitary facilities. Thanks to micro-credits and the creation of a ‘health fund’, the lives of many families have improved. More than one thousand families appealed to fifteen teams that had studied their needs, supplied them with the necessary information and provided funds to build toilets.

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  • @yourservice | Expo of the Belgian Foreign Affairs

    28 Jul News item

    As every year, the Belgian Foreign Affairs organize an exhibition at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on the occasion of the National Day. @yourservice is the theme of this year!

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  • No impunity for perpetrators of MH17

    24 Jul Statement

    Letter of Julie Bishop, Didier Reynders, Anifah Aman, Bert Koenders, Pavlo Klimkin - the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine.

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  • Ms Angèle takes the 'lead'

    23 Jul News item

    An investment by BIO, the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries in a Congolese credit bank and an expanded store for an entrepreneurial woman from Kinshasa have more in common than you might think.

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