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    23 March 2020

    For kind attention of our Belgium Visa Application Customers

    In line with the ongoing safety and precautionary measures related to COVID-19, The European Heads of State and Government decided on 17 March 2020 to temporarily close the external borders for non-essential trips by third-country nationals.

    This means that visa applications can no longer be received and no visas to be issued until further notice. The temporary travel restriction should apply for 30 days. Any possible prolongation of this period should be assessed depending on further developments.

    Only specific cases (emergency, family members of EU nationals) are allowed to submit the visa requests through VFS. Please note that applications are accepted by VFS only after receiving a confirmation email from the Embassy to receive the documents.

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    20 March 2020

    COVID-19: Due to the spread of Corona Virus and as per the advice of the Belgian Government, it is currently not recommended to travel to Belgium.

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    24 January 2020

    • Increased fees for visa applications

      Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent