Visa for Belgium
Mandatory form for travel to Belgium
From August 1st, 2020, all persons travelling 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.
Impact of COVID-19 measurements
Due to additional pandemic restrictions enacted by the German government beginning Wednesday, December 16, 2020, our services will work on a reduced base.
For visa applications the delay of treatment will take up to 20 working days. E-mails will be answered within a delay of 10 working days.
We kindly ask you to refrain from calling/sending e-mails in the meantime, as this will inevitably cause longer delays for all applications/e-mails.
Appointments for registering the biometric data and to fetch the visa can be made on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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
If you cannot find the information on our website, you can contact the visa section via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 recieve 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 most updated information you can visit the website of the Immigration Office in Belgium, at the moment only available in Dutch or French. To do so click here.