Embassy of Belgium in Australia

Belgium in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Belgium in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Do you have questions relating to the Covid-19 pandemic

Information about coronavirus measures in Belgium: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/ and https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en.

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

26 Jan

On Thursday 26 January 2023, the charter of Philip of Alsace, Count of Flanders, which was kept in the Benedictine Abbey of Messines (Mesen) in West Flanders, and which had disappeared at the beginning of the First World War, was officially handed over to the State Archives of Belgium. The charter had resurfaced at The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (The Met) in December 2016. In early 2020, The Met agreed return this precious document, which is part of our cultural heritage, to Belgium.

19 Jan

Belgium will send 3,000 tons of salt to Ukraine to deice public roads in the current winter conditions.

12 Jan

In 2023, the FPS Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation is recruiting to strengthen its services, both in Brussels and abroad.

22 Dec
In the framework of sanctions against Gambia due to non-cooperation with the return of irregular migrants, the Council of the European Union has decided to increase the visa fee from €80 to €120 for all Gambian nationals applying for a Schengen visa. This applies to all Gambian citizens, irrespective of their place of residence (so it applies to Gambian citizens applying for a Schengen visa in Australia and New Zealand).
18 Dec

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on Belgian nationals visiting Iran to leave the country as soon as possible in view of the increased risk of arbitrary detention in the light of the current deterioration of the security situation throughout Iran.