Embassy of Belgium in Australia

Belgium in Australia

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Belgium is a candidate for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council for 2019-2020. Please click here for all relevant information.

Biometric missions 2017

Biometric passport: the “Mobile Kit” will be in the following cities only in 2017:

30 October in Brisbane. Applications closed.
27 November in Melbourne. Send your application now.

If you need a new Belgian passport in the next few months and you wish to take part in one the missions mentioned above, 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. This way you will not need to come to Canberra.

NOTE: Only after you sent us a complete passport application including payment, an appointment is possible. Please note that places are limited. We urge you not to book your flight/ accommodation until you have an appointment.

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

NEW Work and Holiday Visa for Luxembourg for New Zealand citizens starting 9 May 2017. Working Holiday Visa for Luxembourg for Australian citizens started 1 January 2017. Email us for more information.

Click here for press release from Luxembourg Immigration

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.


02 Oct

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the attack last night in the US city of Las Vegas. A lone attacker killed at least 50 people attending a music festival and injured hundreds of others, by shooting out of a hotel window.

02 Oct

Fair trade is on the way up. Last year, Belgians spent 14.30 euros on average on fair trade products: a nice improvement four years in a row. At the political level as well, fair trade and the ‘Make Belgium a Fair Trade Country by 2020’ receive a boost. This morning, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo kicked off the sixteenth Fair Trade Week in Aalst with a visit to JBC, which promotes fairer clothing.

29 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the adoption today in Geneva by the Human Rights Council of a new Belgian resolution on capital punishment.

28 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met today in the Egmont Palace in Brussels his Colombian counterpart, Mrs Maria Holguín.

27 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders laments and condemns the murder of three Israelis, a border guard and two private security guards, yesterday morning near the settlement of Har Adar in the West Bank.