NEWS: Dear applicants, please be informed that TLScontact Visa Application Centre will be closed from 1st to 7th of January 2020. Visa Application Centre will operate within the normal hours on 8th of January.
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Holiday schedule

Dear applicants,

Please find information about working hours of Visa Application Centre during holiday’s period.

25th – 26th of December, 2019 – Belgian Visa Application Centre will be opened only for passport collection at 9:00 – 16:00 on 3rd floor.

25th of December, 2019 – 8th of January, 2020 – Visa Application Centre will be closed for documents submission.

27th – 30th of December, 2019, 8th of January, 2020 – Passport collection will be available from 09:00 – 16:00.

31st of December – Passport collection is available until 14:00.

9th of January, 2020 – Visa Application Centre will start to work within normal hours.

Important information

Kindly be informed that all applications accepted after December, 20 will be received only in the middle of January, 2020. Due to this fact, the Embassy of Belgium recommends you to plan your trips in advance.

Service fee change

Dear Applicants, Please be aware that from November 15th 2019 the new exchange rate is established by the Belgium Embassy. Therefore Visa, Service and Added Value Service fees will be changed. Please follow this link for more details

Contribution covering administrative costs for Long stay visas

Please be aware that from June 1st, 2019 administrative fees will be changed.

New amounts for applications:

  • EUR 62.00 instead of EUR 60.00;
  • EUR 204.00 instead of EUR 200.00;
  • EUR 358.00 instead of EUR 350.00.

Biometric data capture for a long stay type D visa

As of 01/12/2018 the Belgian diplomatic and consular posts will register the biometric data (10 fingerprints and passport picture) of third country nationals applying for a long stay type D visa to Belgium including children aged 6 or older, except if it is physically impossible to take the fingerprints. For more information, please consult the following website.