Embassy of Belgium in Australia

Belgium in Australia

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Mobile Kit:

Biometric passport: the “Mobile Kit” will be in Perth on 26/27 April.

If you need a new passport in the next few months and you wish to take part in the mission, you need to send your passport application to the Embassy in Canberra, with the request to have your biometric data taken during the visit of the Mobile Kit to Perth. This way you will not need to come to Canberra.

NOTE: You first need to send us a complete passport application including payment. Only then an appointment is possible. Please note that places are limited.

Information regarding a passport application can be found in the right margin ‘Passport”.
( “Quick links”)

NEW Work and Holiday Visa for Luxembourg starting 1 January 2017. Email us for more information.

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Australia, New-Zealand and the “Pacific Islands” and would like to register with the Embassy in Canberra? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Australia, New-Zealand and the “Pacific Islands” as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? 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 Australia, New-Zealand and the “Pacific Islands”, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

To provide better consular assistance, we recommend that you register your trip on www.travellersonline.diplomatie.be.
 

News

27 Mar

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo met with some humanitarian NGOs today. Besides the members of the consortium Famine 12-12, representatives of the Red Cross also took part in the meeting. They discussed the approach of the humanitarian crisis currently touching Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria and South Sudan, four countries threatened by famine. Minister De Croo promised to mobilize as soon as possible the first part of a humanitarian aid package which was promised in the context of the doubling of the donations given to Famine 12-12.

25 Mar

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo, in charge for humanitarian emergency aid, announced that the federal government will double the population's donations to the campaign “Famine 12-12”. Minister De Croo has also planned international demarches. He will look, together with the United Nations, into a way to better tackle the structural causes. “We cannot look away when children are dying of hunger”. 

25 Mar

This 25 March, Belgium celebrates the 25th anniversary of its relations with Kyrgyzstan. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes this celebration as the capping stone of a bilateral relation which has diversified over the years. He also salutes the friendship which binds our two peoples and sends his best wishes of concord and prosperity to the Kyrgyz population.

24 Mar

This 23 March, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders has met the President of the Congolese National Episcopal Conference (CENCO) Mgr. Marcel Utembi and the Secretary-General, abbot Nshole. On 24 March, Minister Reynders met the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Maman Sidikou.

24 Mar

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met today with the vice-President and Foreign Minister of Panama Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado. The meeting took place within the framework of the political consultation mechanism that exists between Panama and Belgium. These consultations provide a structural basis for both countries to exchange views on bilateral relations and other issues of common interest, in addition to maintaining regular contacts via existing diplomatic channels.