Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in India

Belgium in India

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Residence

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to India and would like to register with the embassy or consulate-general? Did you loose your passport while you were travelling through India as a tourist? Do you need to apply for a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Do you want to do business in Belgium or India? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in India, current news from Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or upcoming events.

CORONAVIRUS

Due to the coronavirus and in order to restrict the spread of the virus, all non-essential travel from all third countries to the Schengen Member States has been temporarily suspended from 16 March 2020.

For exceptions to this general rule please check https://dofi.ibz.be/sites/dvzoe/EN/Pages/Travel-to-Belgium.aspx

Following de confirmation of some cases in the countries of the jurisdiction, we recommend to consult the website of the WHO regularly.
The statement of the Institute of Tropical Medicin (Antwerp) is accessible via : https://www.wanda.be/en/landen/
Additionally, the FPS Public Health has published a list of frequently asked questions in Dutch or in French regarding the coronavirus, which will be updated regularly.

REGISTRATION

From 30/11/2020 the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi and the Consulates-General of Belgium in Mumbai and in Chennai offer you the possibility to register in the consular population registers via https://econsul.diplomatie.be/ 

You have access to this website if you :
- are Belgian
- are no longer registered in a Belgian commune, because you have informed this commune of your departure abroad
- have a valid and active Belgian eID
- know your PIN code and posess a card reader

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FRAUDE

Fraudulent and unlawful use of advertisements in the name of Belgian diplomats
The Embassy advertises exclusively via official channels, not via commercial websites.  So beware of online offers of car sales etc., job offers and scholarships.

News

20 Nov

Belgium is pleased to support the development of civil nuclear applications through the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in sectors such as health and agriculture.

20 Nov

Today the world celebrates International Children's Day. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Protocols urge countries around the world to make policy changes and align legislation with the rights of the child, to invest in specific areas such as education, to take measures against the sale of children, child prostitution, child pornography and child labor, and to protect children in armed conflicts.

17 Nov

This Tuesday November 17, the General Affairs Council of the European Union (EU) will bring together by videoconference the Ministers in charge of European Affairs. Due to the unavailability of Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Wilmès, Belgium will be represented by Minister David Clarinval.

16 Nov

Belgium expresses its concern about the escalation of the conflict in northern Ethiopia and the looming humanitarian crisis. Belgium calls for an immediate ceasefire by all parties involved. Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir: "Humanitarian actors must be given timely, independent, unimpeded and unconditional humanitarian access to the Tigray region in order to provide indispensable assistance in a safe manner to the population in need".

06 Nov

Belgium condemns the recent demolition of four homes in the occupied Palestinian Territories (in al-Rakeez, south of Hebron) by the Israeli authorities. This essential infrastructure was built with Belgian funding, as part of humanitarian aid implemented by the West Bank Protection Consortium. Our country asks Israel for compensation or restitution for these destructions.