Welcome to the online information of the Belgium Visa Application Center in Rwanda also representing 20 Schengen countries. The Embassy of Belgium in Kigali has appointed VFS Global as the outsourced partner to facilitate their visa applications. This site provides information related to your application process along with other useful information you need to know. All information on this website has been approved by the Embassy of Belgium in Kigali.

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  • For the kind attention of our visa customers in Kigali, Rwanda

    By the ministerial decree of January 26, 2021, containing urgent measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Belgian government has prohibited non-essential travel to Belgium from January 27 to April 18, 2021, for travelers who have their main residence abroad.

    Persons entering Belgium for essential travel must be in possession of a sworn statement: available on

    For all information regarding specific measures and essential travel reasons, please consult this website:

    Concerning travels to the Schengen countries represented by the Embassy of Belgium, please contact the Embassy of the country concerned in order to obtain an authorization for the Embassy of Belgium to accept your visa application. This authorization is not necessary for visas for France, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland.

    Currently, the Belgium Visa Application Center in Kigali provides limited services on every Monday and Thursday from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM except any public holiday

    The Visa application Centre in Kigali will only accept applications after taking prior appointment on our website Please click here to schedule an appointment.

    For regular updates, please check our website or the website of the Belgian Embassy.

    We appreciate your understanding.

  • 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).

  • Visa fee changes effective February 2020 – Click here to view complete information
  • Click here to know more about Represented Countries and exceptions’
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