Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Belgium in the United Kingdom
© Tom D'Haenens
My latest diplomatic journey has taken my wife and I from Moscow to London. Serving in the United Kingdom is a great privilege. I am committed to further developing the good relations between the UK and Belgium and promoting common interests to the benefit of both our countries. I therefore look forward to our partnership and collaboration.
I hope that you enjoy our website - a portal into Belgium's presence in the UK.
Are you a Belgian citizen living in the United Kingdom or thinking of moving to the UK? Please register with the Embassy in London. Our consular services provide information about how to register, apply for identity cards and passports. Please note that since October 2011, Belgians residing in the UK have to book an appointment and come in person to the Embassy in London to apply for a new passport.
You are interested in travelling to Belgium or would like to study, work or do business there, please check the ‘Travel to Belgium’ section. If you need a visa, an easy and quick application is available via the ‘Visa Application Centre’. Details can be found on www.vfs-be-uk.com.
Finally, do not forget to visit our News and Events sections and join the Embassy’s Facebook page for the latest news from the Embassy of Belgium in London and feeds about events in the UK with a Belgian touch. You can also subscribe to our newsletter.
If you have any questions and/or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guy Trouveroy, Ambassador
The Egmont Institute recently moved to the buildings of the Belgian Foreign Affairs, located at 24 Rue des Petits Carmes. What is it about? It is an independent think tank where Belgian and foreign experts research on interdisciplinary issues. It offers analyses, as well as the most operationally possible international political options. The Egmont Institute is also well-known for its seminaries, lectures and publications on various subjects. This independent foundation is financed by the Belgian Foreign Affairs.Read more
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the criminal act which targeted the Anderlecht synagogue at dawn today. The prosecution shall identify the perpetrators and determine the motives. In any case, Belgium will not tolerate anti-Semitism in its midst. The Belgian authorities will fight with civil society the causes and manifestations of anti-Semitism. The reality and vividness of anti-Semitism today should be acknowledged.Read more
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is, like High Representative Catherine Ashton, outraged by the terrible murder of British hostage David Haines by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Minister extends his condolences to the family and friends of this aid worker who has done so much for civilians in Syria and the region.Read more
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, just as High Representative Catherine Ashton, is concerned about the abducation of an Estonian police officer by Russian security forces on Estonian territory. Such action runs against international law and the principle of inviolability of borders. Didier Reynders calls on the Russian authorities to release Eston Kohver immediately.Read more
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders congratulates Jean-Claude Juncker for the announcement on 10 September of the portfolios of the next European Commission. The new team will appear in hearings before the European Parliament in the coming weeks.Read more