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Visa for Belgium


Mandatory form for travel to Belgium

From August, 1st, all persons returning to Belgium and all persons travelling through Belgium and who are staying at least 48 hours must fill out an identification form (Passenger Locator Form). You can find this form here.

Public consultation

The European Commission has decided to launch a public consultation on the perspective of digitalisation of the visa procedure (E-visa) and on the creation of an EU online visa application portal, aimed at a target audience: the travel industry, European agencies directly or indirectly linked to the EU visa policy, visa applicants and the general public. Read more...


Information on the GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation. Information to be provided to applicants concerning the processing of personal data in the Visa Information System (VIS) provided upon short stay visa applications

Privacy statement. Processing of personal data in the context of a visa application


In the context of the Coronavirus crisis and to prevent the virus from further spreading, the external borders of the European Union / Schengen area are temporarily closed to people travelling from a non-European Union / Schengen country, who are non EU-nationals, non-residents or make a non-essential journey.

Until further notice: very few visa applications can be received. Please send an email to the Embassy to check if you can apply. consulate.telaviv@diplobel.fed.be

If you already hold a visa and you are planning to travel to Europe, please contact your airline to ensure you will be allowed on board

For Israeli citizens travelling to Belgium

Israeli citizens traveling to Belgium or any other Schengen country do not need a visa if they do not stay in the Schengen area more than 90 days in a 180-day period. When travelling to Belgium, their passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended stay in Belgium.

For visa for longer stays in Belgium, please see below.

General information

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. All visa applications must be handed in latest 3 weeks before your departure.


You will find the notes below on different types of visa applications. These notes give you general information as well as the list of the documents that must be produced when you apply for the visa. Please read these notes carefully and send any question you may have by mail to consulate.telaviv@diplobel.fed.be.

Long term visa (visa D) applications for:



Salaried Employees

Self Employed

European Blue Card

Family reunion to join a national of a third country

Familiy reunion to join a Belgian citizen

Family reunion to join another EU citizen (or a Belgian citizen who lived with the visa applicant in another EU country for more than 3 months)


Short term visas (visa C) applications for:

Airport Transit (visa A)



Visit to family or friends

Medical reasons


Care takers traveling with their employer