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 email@example.com.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condems the attakcs which occured this morning in Ankara. The attacks have caused several deaths and injured. His thoughts are with the family and friends of the victims, and with the Turkish people.Read more
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the political agreement which has been proposed in Libya. The agreement should lead to the formation of a government of national unity and is a first important step towards peace and stability. As also EUHR Mogherini has stressed, the Libyan representatives have showed responsability and leadership during the difficult negociations.Read more
On Thursday October 8, 2015 the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) has unveiled an interactive photo exhibition in Antwerp Central Station. It is a monument in honour of the health workers and scientists from Africa, Asia and Latin America who came to the rescue when a fictitious epidemic hit Antwerp in 2020.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the appointment of an EU Special Envoy for Peace in Colombia. As a former Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Eamon Gilmore has extensive experience of successful peace negotiations with Irish movements, and the Irish experience has already been made available in the current negotiations in Havana.Read more