Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in India

Belgium in India

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Due to a technical problem, the Consulate General of Belgium in Mumbai was unreachable by email from 20 July to 3 August 2021.
The messages sent to the Consulate General during that period have not been received.

 

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, the Belgian authorities have decided to introduce a ban on travel for non-essential purposes (recreational, tourism, etc.) to and from Belgium.

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, visas, work permits and scholarships.

News

03 Aug

On 4 August, French President Macron and the United Nations will hold a third international donor conference to raise funds for emergency aid for the Lebanese people. The video conference will take place exactly one year after the tragic explosion that ravaged the port of Beirut and caused a lot of casualties. The explosion came on top of institutional and socio-economic crises in Lebanon that have only worsened since then.

02 Aug

At its meeting on May 25, 2021, the European Council supported equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines and welcomed the leadership of the Covax mechanism in this regard. The EU's goal is to donate at least 100 million doses by the end of the year, as well as to help build local production capacity. In this context, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced that Belgium's goal is to donate 4 million doses by the end of 2021.

02 Aug

Wouter Poels is the new Deputy Spokesperson at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. He succeeds Karl Lagatie who will take up his new role at the Permanent Representation to the United Nations in New York this summer.

30 Jul

July 30 marks the International Day against Human Trafficking, a global phenomenon that concerns every country in the world, including Belgium. Human trafficking can take many forms, such as sexual or economic exploitation, and even involve the sale of organs. However, it always bereaves victims of their human dignity and places them in unbearable, humiliating and degrading situations.

30 Jul

At the Global Education Summit on July 28 and 29 in London, with the theme "Raise your hand," Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy Meryame Kitir announced a Belgian contribution to the 2021-2025 work plan of Global Partnership for Education. GPE is an international fund that promotes universal access to education for both girls and boys and is currently active in some 90 countries.