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Passport & Visa

All visitors must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after their intended departure date.

Need more information? Contact the Visa section at our embassy:

New visa procedure

To meet the increasing demand, while maintaining high standards of service, the Embassy of Belgium in London has opened a “ Visa Application Centre ” in central London.

This centre is located at:



and is available to all nationals residing in the UK who wish to apply for a visa.

All applications (*) can now be submitted without a prior appointment for those applicants who reside within the M25. Postal applications to the Centre can also be made if you live outside Greater London (outside the M25).

Opening hours are from Monday to Friday: 8.30 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 15.30

This new procedure will not only avoid queuing and waiting lists but will also focus on delivering the visas within a very short time.

If you wish to learn more about the new procedure, please visit the following websites: www.vfs-be-uk.com

(*) Exceptions: Official partners (spouses, civil partners …) of Belgian citizens as well as foreign diplomatic and service passport holders can apply directly at the Embassy from Monday to Friday, from 9 to 11 am. All other visa applicants can still apply at the visa section of this Embassy but strictly by appointment only (tel : +44 (020) 7470 3703/04 between 15.00 pm and 16.00 pm). For further details on the documents to provide, please consult following website and follow the instructions corresponding with the purpose of your visit: www.vfs-be-uk.com

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