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Visa for Belgium

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General Information

If you require a visa to go to Belgium, you will find information on this page. 
Visa applications are only handled by the Belgian Embassy in Berlin for non-EU citizens who hold legal residence in Germany.
You are invited to send your application per registered post to the following address:

Belgian Embassy in Berlin
Visa section
Jägerstraße 52-53
10117 Berlin

If you cannot find the information you are looking for on our website, you can contact the visa section via e-mail:

Important: please be advised that the attachment size is limited. You can only send up to 5MB in attachments (if you have more than one attachment, they can't add up to be more than 5MB). E-mails with an attachment size larger than 5MB will not arrive and you will not receive a message informing you that the e-mail did not arrive.


What type of visa (short stay - long stay?)

Short stay visa (visa type C) authorizes you to stay on Schengen territory for a term not longer than 3 months during a period of 6 months starting from your first entry on the territory.

Long stay visa (visa type D) authorizes you to stay in Belgium for a period longer than 90 days (students, researchers, employees, family reunification, …).

Please proceed to the menu below for the relevant information on your visa application. 

For the latest information, you can consult the website of the Belgian Immigration Department:  (French)   (Dutch)  (English)