Belgium in the United Arab Emirates
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Embassy closed on 7 July
The Embassy of Belgium will be closed on Thursday July 7th 2016 on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr.
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.
AS FROM NOVEMBER 1ST 2015, THE BELGIAN EMBASSY WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY CASH PAYMENT.
Prior payment for visa and other consular fees will be required. Due to the many problems encountered with the payment of consular fees by bank transfer, this method of payment will not be allowed anymore and payments can only be made by CASH DEPOSIT on the account of the Embassy with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. However, in the near future payment by credit card at the Embassy will be possible.
Bank Information: National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Swift Code: NBADAEAAXXX
Branch: MAIN BRANCH
Address: UAE, Abu Dhabi, One NBAD Tower, Sheikh Khalifa Street
Account Name: EMBASSY OF THE KINGDOM OF BELGIUM
Account Number: 6204106500
IBAN No: AE350350000006204106500
Account Currency: AED
Your name, surname and telephone number will be required when making the payment.
Please find on this page the list of our services with corresponding fees. Always check if you are not subject to one of the payment exceptions.
Only payments of the full amount with clear indication of the information as above, will be accepted. In the event of announcement of modification of fees by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the difference will have to be adjusted or refunded.
PLEASE, ALWAYS BRING THE PROOF OF PAYMENT (+ one copy) WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR FILE OR REQUEST AT THE EMBASSY.
For following services the proof of payment can be sent by mail, together with the application:
- ID-card for Belgian citizens
- Certificates for Belgian citizens
- Passports for Belgian citizens under the age of 6
ATTENTION: Only Belgians which are registered at the Embassy can apply for a passport.
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