Travel to Belgium

All the information you need when travelling to Belgium.

Visa for Belgium

All information on applying for a visa to Belgium.
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All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Foreigners Department of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium, and on the website of the FPS Foreign Affairs.

New procedure for submitting visa requests

To apply for a visa, first read carefully the visa requirements applicable in your case. See link above. We also recommend to verify with the Consular section via email prague@diplobel.fed.be that you have collected all required documents.   

Once you have collected all required documents, you need to submit your visa application form electronically via Visa on Web and then make an electronic appointment via the FPS Foreign Affairs website.

So first start at Visa on Web.

Only after correctly submitted visa application via Visa on Web you will be automatically invited to make an appointment through the online appointment system of the FPS Foreign Affairs of Belgium. 

For the appointment you are expected to bring all original documents. In case the documents are issued by non-EU country, then the document must me also legalized by an apostille. In case the document is not in one of the Belgian national language (French, Dutch or German), then they need to be translated by a certified translator. Next to the original documents you also need to bring 2 copies of each original document (incl. 2x application forms completed in the Visa on Web and signed, 2x copies of relevant pages of your passport and 2x copies of your Czech Residency card), 2 pass photos as well as confirmation of the payment of the administrative fee (info about the administrative fee waivers). 

Please note that incomplete visa files will not be accepted and new appointment would have to be made.

During the appointment the finger prints (except minors) and your photo will be taken. And you will be asked to pay the visa handling fee (unless you are exempt for this visa fee). Payment of the visa fee is possible only in CzK, in cash or by card. You will be expected to pay the visa fee during you appointment at the consular department. Visa handing fee: long term visa D - 4.320CzK. Short term visa C - 1.920CzK.

Medical certificate

In case you need to submit medical certificate issued by the doctor that is recognized by the Belgian Embassy in Prague, please contact Mudr. Michal Zítek, His address is: Senovážné náměstí. 22, 110 00 Praha 1, phone: +420 222 240 425, cell phone +420 603 448 512. The doctor will provide you the right medical certificate form required in Belgium.

Competent authority for visa applications

All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Immigration Office of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium.

Travelling to Belgium

For information on measures applicable on arrival in Belgium, please see our dedicated COVID-19 section.