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Welcome to the website of Belgium Visa Application Centre in Nigeria. VFS has been appointed as an outsourced partner by the Embassy of Belgium in order to facilitate the submission of your visa application .This website contains all information concerning the procedures and details about the submission of visa applications. Visa applicants are strongly recommended to carefully read all sections of this website in order to identify the type of visa meeting their requirement at best.

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the countries we represent for visas



  • The Belgian Embassy in Abuja represents Estonia, Lithuania, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (only for the northern part of Nigeria ) for short stay visa applications (max. 90 days). Please visit our News and Notices page for more information.
  • The Belgian Embassy in Abuja represents Luxembourg for long stay visa applications (more than 90 days).
  • In Benin, Belgium is represented by the Embassy of France in Cotonou for handling short stay visa applications (except for certain types of visas like visas to get married, visa for official cohabitation, return visas or visa for medical treatment). Please consult their website for more information: www.ambafrance-bj.org/Besoin-d-un-visa.
  • In Togo, Belgium is represented by the Embassy of France in Lomé for handling short stay visa applications (except for certain types of visas like visas to get married, visa for official cohabitation, return visas or visa for medical treatment). Please consult their website for more information: www.ambafrance-tg.org/Visa-court-sejour-Schengen-moins
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  • BELGIUM VISA APPLICATION CENTRE CLOSURE NOTICE

    This is to inform our customers of the permanent closure of our Belgium Visa Application Centres in Nigeria from 9 September 2021 located at the following addresses:

    Lagos: Manor Hall, Plot 110 Admiral Ayinla Way, Opp Treasure Garden Estate, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria)

    Abuja: 3rd Floor Sterling Bank Plaza, Plot 1083 Mohammedu Buhari way, Central Business District, Abuja -Nigeria

    We advise customers to reach out to the Embassy of Belgium in Abuja for any visa application processing requests or queries from Thursday, 9 September 2021, by visiting the following website: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en/nigeria

  • Starting from 3rd August 2021, the Belgian Embassy in Abuja can only receive an application for the Netherlands if a written authorization (via e-mail or note verbale) is received from the Dutch Embassy or authorities.
  • On 1 July 2021, the consular jurisdiction for Togo and Benin will be transferred from the Embassy in Abuja to the Embassy in Abidjan, this in order to better assist people residing in Togo and Benin with regard to consular matters.

    This includes, inter alia, assistance to Belgians in distress, passport applications and visa applications.

    Visa applications submitted by residents of Togo and Benin before 1 July 2021 will be processed entirely (including interview, DNA test, etc.) by the Embassy in Abuja.

    Visa applications submitted by residents of Togo and Benin on and after 1 July 2021 will be processed by the Embassy in Abidjan.

  • Important information

    Please note that the VFS service fee for Belgium visa application is set to change from 01 January 2021. The fee will be increased by Euro 5.5 per application (charged in local currency).

  • Important information

    The Belgium Visa Application Centers in Nigeria will resume operations on 13 July 2020. The Centre will however only accept applications for long term Visas (Students, Family reunion, Family members of nationals of an EU Member State or Schengen Member State, Visa to get married in Belgium, Cohabitation visa, Sports, Work permits, Friends & Family visit – only long term relationships (couples), Medical, Humanitarian, Transit Visa, Returnees (customers with an expired Belgian residence card)). The office shall be open only on Monday and Wednesday between 09:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs in Abuja and Lagos until further notice. The Embassy is not representing Estonia, Lithuania and the Netherlands till further notice.The Belgian Embassy in Abuja represents Luxembourg for long stay visa applications (more than 90 days).

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News And updates

This is to inform our customers of the permanent closure of our Belgium Visa Application Centres...

Published on 27 August 2021

Starting from 27 July 2021, The Belgian Embassy in Abuja represents The Netherlands for all visa applications...

Published on 28 July 2021

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