KNOW YOUR VISA TYPE
For Prospective Applicants
If applicants wish to apply for a visa for Belgium Luxemburg, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Estonia. We strongly recommend that they read the information on this site. The provided guidelines on this site are to help them prepare their application as accurately as possible and to prevent any processing delays.
Belgium is responsible for visa application which the main destination is Belgium, Luxemburg, Lithuania, The Netherlands and Estonia.
The Embassy of Belgium will only process short stay visas for the following Countries; Netherlands, Estonia and Lithuania.
The Belgium Visa Application Centre in Abuja will process visa applications for Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Lithuania and Estonia.
The Consulate General of France in Lagos through France Visa Application Centre, Lagos will be processing all visa applications for the Kingdom of the Netherlands for applicants residing in Lagos and its environs.
A Schengen visa has to be obtained from the Embassy of the country where the MAIN PURPOSE OF TRAVEL lies. Therefore, please check your travel plans before making your application.
In case of travel to multiple Schengen countries, please make your application to the Embassy where you will be staying for the maximum number of days, or from the Point of First Entry into the Schengen Countries, if the duration of stay is the same in more than one Schengen Country.
If you plan to apply for your Schengen visa at the Embassy of Belgium in Nigeria, your main destination and the maximum period of stay in the Schengen States must be in Belgium or Luxemburg only. Please provide proof to support this information.
The Belgium Visa Application Centre will accept your application but we do not assure you of a visa as the decision to issue a visa and duration that it is issued for is made by Embassy of Belgium in Abuja only.
Schengen visa is valid for