Belgium in the United Arab Emirates

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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. 


  • Didier Reynders welcomes positive developments in Colombian Peace Process

    22 Oct Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met with President Santos and the High Commissioner for Peace Sergio Jaramillo in Bogotá to assess the peace negotiations and the post-conflict perspective. He encouraged the Colombian government in its efforts towards a peace deal with the revolutionary forces and wished the Colombian government success in the final phase of the ongoing peace talks in La Havana (Cuba) on victim-related aspects.

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  • Suez Canal: Pharaonic work for two Belgian groups

    21 Oct News item

    Two Belgian companies specialized in dredging (DEME and the Jan De Nul Group) recently obtained the contract for extension and deepening of the Suez Canal. The first company will be in charge of dredging to deepen and widen the west side of the Canal. The second one will be responsible for the construction of the second Suez Canal, in parallel to the actual one. These construction works aim to improve traffic flow. A great project for our Belgian companies!

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  • New Belgian Business Club in Sydney

    21 Oct News item

    In collaboration with the economic attachés of the regions, our embassy in Canberra has recently taken the initiative to create a “Belgian Business Club”. The main purpose of this club is to stimulate contacts between the Belgian companies in the Sydney area. About 40 companies from various sectors (food production, pharmaceutical industry, tourism, construction, services, etc.) were present at its first networking reception.

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  • Conference "Gender mainstreaming in education. Moving beyond theory, Sharing practical insights"

    20 Oct News item cordially invites you to its fourth annual conference: "Gender mainstreaming in education. Moving beyond theory, Sharing practical insights" (Brussels, 25 November 2014).

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  • Belgian economic mission to Colombia

    17 Oct News item

    Belgian economic mission to Colombia (18-22 October 2014).

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