Embassy of Belgium in the Czech Republic

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Here you will find more information about post-Brexit procedures, controls, handling, and traffic flows in / to Belgian seaports.

 

 

 

 

The Belgian Embassy during the Covid-19 pandemic

In the context of the current Corona virus pandemic, the Belgian Embassy and the consular section  must unfortunately restrict access to the public and can only welcome the public by appointment. We invite you, if possible, to submit your requests regarding consular services preferably by e-mail or by post. However, if you need to visit the embassy or consulate in person, you can make an appointment by e-mail: prague@diplobel.fed.be . If not possible by email then by phone: +420 257 533 524/ 525, ext. 11 for the consular section (9:00-12:30, 14:00 -16:00).

Before your visit to the Embassy, please read carefully the following instructions:

  • Please come as close as possible on the time of your appointment and come with as few people as possible.
  • If you have been ill or showed symptoms of illness in the last two weeks, you are requested not to come by. This also applies if you live with someone who is ill or has recently had contact with someone who had COVID-19 complaints.
  • Preferably check your temperature before going to the embassy.
  • Wear a face mask and keep 1.5m away.
  • When entering the embassy, use the available desinfenction gel.

In order to better organize the consular assistance, we also recommend that all Belgian travellers to the Czech Republic register their trip via Travellers Online  

Travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic:

Travelers need to be aware that new outbreaks of COVID abroad can have important repercussions on their trip and repatriation can’t be guaranteed in case of cancellation of commercial flights or closure of borders.

Travel/Return from Belgium to the Czech Republic

We recommend that you consult the following sites for information:

We draw your attention to the fact that the information published by the Czech government can be adapted very quickly and in the short term, depending on the epidemiological situation. It is therefore important to regularly consult the above websites!

Telephone and email hotline for inquiries related to the entry into the territory of the Czech Republic (operated by the Czech Ministry of Interior):

Monday - Thursday: 8.00 - 16.00 a Friday 8.00 - 12.00

+420 974 820 680 - option no. 3

Telephone hotline provides information in Czech and English language.

Email: cestovani.covid19@mvcr.cz

Individual exemption requests will not be answered, Ministry of the Interior does not grant any individual exemptions for entry into the territory of the Czech Republic.

 

Travel/Return from the Czech Republic to Belgium

All information:  https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

IMPORTANT For any questions concerning the measures applicable to arrival in Belgium, please check the website https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/

and contact the FPS Public Health on 0800 14 689 (Belgian toll free number)

or send an e-mail to info.coronavirus@health.fgov.be .

For any questions concerning access to Belgian territory, please consult the FPS Interior website.

Following the decisions of the Concertation Committee of 22/01/2021, since February 1, 2021, the map with color codes is available only on the website https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

The call centre of the Foreign Affairs crisis centre can be reached at +32 (0)2 501 4000 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Belgian time). The call center is closed during weekends and on holidays and bridge days.

 

News

03 Aug

On 4 August, French President Macron and the United Nations will hold a third international donor conference to raise funds for emergency aid for the Lebanese people. The video conference will take place exactly one year after the tragic explosion that ravaged the port of Beirut and caused a lot of casualties. The explosion came on top of institutional and socio-economic crises in Lebanon that have only worsened since then.

02 Aug

At its meeting on May 25, 2021, the European Council supported equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines and welcomed the leadership of the Covax mechanism in this regard. The EU's goal is to donate at least 100 million doses by the end of the year, as well as to help build local production capacity. In this context, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced that Belgium's goal is to donate 4 million doses by the end of 2021.

02 Aug

Wouter Poels is the new Deputy Spokesperson at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. He succeeds Karl Lagatie who will take up his new role at the Permanent Representation to the United Nations in New York this summer.

30 Jul

July 30 marks the International Day against Human Trafficking, a global phenomenon that concerns every country in the world, including Belgium. Human trafficking can take many forms, such as sexual or economic exploitation, and even involve the sale of organs. However, it always bereaves victims of their human dignity and places them in unbearable, humiliating and degrading situations.

30 Jul

At the Global Education Summit on July 28 and 29 in London, with the theme "Raise your hand," Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy Meryame Kitir announced a Belgian contribution to the 2021-2025 work plan of Global Partnership for Education. GPE is an international fund that promotes universal access to education for both girls and boys and is currently active in some 90 countries.