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Visa for Belgium

 

Official (diplomatic or service) passport holders

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Spouses of Belgian citizens

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Somali Family reunion visa applications

As of 1st January 2019, all Somali visa applicants residing in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya, wishing to apply for family reunion with a family member (a refugee or a person with subsidiary protection in Belgium) will have to submit their visa applications in Nairobi (Kenya). This is irrespective of your own personal status (refugee, resident, etc) in Uganda or Ethiopia. The procedure is the same as if you live in Kenya or Somalia (see below).

 

If you live in Kenya or Somalia

If you reside in Kenya or Somalia, all SHORT and LONG stay visa applications and appointment requests MUST be made through the TLS visa application centre in Nairobi:

TLS - Belgian Visa Application Centre

Website 
https://be.tlscontact.com/ke/nbo/ (link is external)

Address
Belgium Visa Application Centre
Unit 2, 1st floor, 9 West
Ring Road Parklands
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

 

From 01/12/2018, all Belgian diplomatic and consular posts require fingerprints (10 fingers) as well as a digital photo of all visa applicants from the age of 6, for short and long stay visa applicationsThe holders of a diplomatic or service passport who are posted to a diplomatic or consular mission in Belgium or at an International organization that has his HQ or a representation in Belgium, are exempted of the biometric information requirements for LONG stay visa. The same applies for their family (spouse and dependent children).

 

If you live in Madagascar, the Comoros, Eritrea or the Seychelles

If you live in Madagascar or the Comores you should contact the French Embassy in Antananarivo or Moroni, who is representing Belgium, for a SHORT stay visa: https://mg.ambafrance.org/ of https://km.ambafrance.org/).

If you live in Eritrea, you should contact the Embassy of Italy in Asmara, who is representing Belgium (https://www.ambassades.net/Ambassade/7200/Italie-a-Asmara) for a SHORT stay visa.

Nationals of the Seychelles do not need a SHORT stay visa. All other nationals who do need a visa for Belgium and who live in the Seychelles, are requested to contact the Embassy of France in Port Louis, Mauritius, which represents Belgium for SHORT stay visas (https://sc.ambafrance.org/Applying-for-a-French-visa-in-Seychelles), or can apply through the Belgian Visa Application Center TLS in Nairobi (see below).

 

All LONG stay visa applications and appointments (more than 90 days) must be made through the TLS visa application centre in Nairobi:

TLS - Belgian Visa Application Centre

Website
https://be.tlscontact.com/ke/nbo/ (link is external)

Address
Belgium Visa Application Centre
Unit 2, 1st floor, 9 West
Ring Road Parklands
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

 

From 01/12/2018, all Belgian diplomatic and consular posts require fingerprints (10 fingers) as well as a digital photo of all visa applicants from the age of 6, for short and long stay visa applicationsHolders of a diplomatic or service passport who are posted at a diplomatic or consular mission in Belgium or at an International organization that has his HQ or a representation in Belgium, are exempted of the biometric information requirements for LONG stay visa. The same applies for their family (spouse and dependent children).