Embassy of Belgium in Australia

Belgium in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Belgium in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Are you a backpacker in Australia? A researcher is looking for working holiday visa holders (past or present), who may wish to share their experiences, including those of on-site farm accommodations or shared hostels in regional areas. Click here for more information. 

Visiting New Zealand? New rules mean that from 1 October 2019, most Belgian travellers need to hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) before they check in. Visit the official government website to learn more www.immigration.govt.nz/nzeta.

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

11 Jan

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Philippe Goffin welcomes the renewal of the “cross-border” mechanism aimed at providing humanitarian aid to the Syrian people.

13 Dec

Belgium will reinstate its support for UNRWA, states Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo. UNRWA has been thoroughly screened in recent months and the organisation has been given a new Commissioner General on duty. Other international donors are also reaffirming their support.

10 Dec

Today is International Human Rights Day. Minister of Foreign Affairs Philippe Goffin confirms that Belgium remains committed to the protection and promotion of all human rights for all.

06 Dec

From the 23rd to the 28th of November, the general Director for Bilateral Affairs of the Federal Foreign Office visited the Kingdom of Bahrein and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

03 Dec

Today, Philippe Goffin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, opens the "E10 Dialogue" in Brussels. This two-day meeting brings together the ten current elected members of the UN Security Council and the five incoming elected members. The aim of the meeting is to increase cooperation between the elected members and to contribute as such to the efficient functioning of the Security Council. Our country is organizing the meeting together with Kuwait, which will complete its two-year mandate on 31 December, and Tunisia, which will join on 1 January 2020.