Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Kenya

Belgium in Kenya

Welcome to the website of the Belgian Embassy in Nairobi.

Our Embassy is in charge of diplomatic relations not only with Kenya but also with Somalia, Eritrea, Madagascar, the Seychelles and the Comoros and acts as a Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Nairobi as well as to UNEP and Habitat.

Are you Belgian and have you moved recently to Kenya ? Have you lost your Belgian passport ? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium ? Our consular services are here to assist you. Please note that you may also call on our honorary consuls in Mombasa, Victoria, Tananarive and Asmara.

On this website you can find information on our consular services and local news, including our regular electronic newsletter.

If you have suggestions for our services to be improved, please send me a message to Nairobi@diplobel.fed.be.

With my best regards,

Nicolas Nihon
Ambassador

News

12 Jan

The Council of Ministers approved this morning a draft law on consular assistance to Belgians abroad. This draft law was submitted by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders. Consular assistance is the help which Belgians receive from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs when they are in trouble abroad.

11 Jan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met today with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. Among the issues discussed, he raised the case of Ahmadreza Djalali and the fact that the death penalty should not be applied. Didier Reynders repeated that Belgium was, as a matter of principle, opposed to death penalty and in favour of a fair trial. The case of Hamid Babaeï and other issues related to human rights were also discussed.

11 Jan

Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, has decided to allocate 1 million euro to the Start Fund. This fund is managed by the Start Network, an international network of humanitarian NGO’s. The Start Fund’s objective is to reduce the funding gap within the current humanitarian system for small to medium-sized humanitarian crises.

10 Jan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo presented the Belgian policy regarding the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Commission, in a session behind closed doors.

10 Jan

On 7 December 2017, the European Commission opened the competition “European Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade 2019”. This competition aims at rewarding the role played by European cities in the social, economic and sustainable development domains linked to international trade.