Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Belgium in the United Kingdom


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Ambassador's Welcome

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.comNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag.

Finally, do not forget to visit our News and Events sections and join the Embassy’s Facebook pageNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag 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 london@diplobel.fed.be.

Guy Trouveroy, Ambassador

(07 March 2014) Interview with the AmbassadorNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag 

Press releases

  • Jane Goodall in Brussels on May 7

    22 Apr News item

    This year, the British primatologist Jane Goodall celebrates 80 years. For 60 years she has dedicated her work and life to protecting animals (especially chimpanzees) and their environment. The Jane Goodall Institute Belgium intends to honor the United Nations' messenger of peace at her next visit to Belgium. Come and celebrate her birthday on May 7 2014 at the Théâtre National in Brussels.

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  • Didier Reynders pleased with Ukraine agreement

    18 Apr Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased with the agreement that was reached yesterday in Geneva between the EU, Ukraine, the US and Russia.

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  • Didier Reynders expresses his condolences following South Korean ferry disaster

    17 Apr Press release

    It is with great sadness that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned of the tragic shipwreck of the ferry Sewol off Byeongpoong island in South Korea. He offers his condolences to the parents of the many children as well as the families and friends of the victims. He hopes that there is a chance that more survivors can be saved.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns cowardly attack on Emmanuel de Mérode in DRC

    16 Apr Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned with dismay about the cowardly attack against Emmanuel de Mérode, Director of the Virunga National Park in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). De Mérode was shot and wounded in the afternoon of 15 April while on the road between Goma and Rumangabo in eastern DRC.

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  • The Great Lakes region, joint efforts towards stability and development

    16 Apr News item

    The seventh Stakeholders Meeting of Belgian Development Cooperation will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on 6 May 2014. The theme of this year’s meeting is the Belgian Development Cooperation and the Great Lakes region in Africa.

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