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Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg 
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Welcome to the site of the Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg. Please read the information provided below carefully. Should you have more questions, we are happy to assist you.

Important

  • Travelling with MINORS (-18 years) to and from South Africa: As from 01 June 2015, new South African rules came into force when travelling with minors. Read more...

  • New South African Immigration Regulations: As from 24 May 2014, South Africa imposed a new immigration law. This information also concerns non-South African nationals already residing in South Africa. Read more...


The Consulate of Belgium will be closed for the public (including visa) on following dates.


VISA APPLICATIONS and  BIOMETRIC DETAILS: As from 6th June 2013 all first time Schengen visa applicants will have to apply in person at the Consulate when lodging the application, in order to provide their biometric details. Children under the age of 12 years old are exempted of this procedure. It is mandatory for all visa applicants as from the age of 12, to make an appointment for each individual who is applying. For applicants who have been issued a biometric Belgian Schengen visa AFTER 06 June 2013 please contact the Consulate in order to find out if you still need to come in person when lodging an application.

WHERE TO APPLY: Belgian Schengen visa applicants (short stay, C-type visa) are free to choose where they want to lodge your application: at the Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg or at the Consulate of Belgium in Cape Town. Please make an appointment on the  appointment system of the Consulate concerned. Pay attention that the visa fee is paid into the correct bank account of the Consulate where you will lodge your application. For information about the consulate of Belgium in Cape Town: www.diplomatie.be/capetown/

HOW TO BOOK APPOINTMENTS: It is mandatory for every visa applicant as from the age of 12 to make an appointment. Appointments have to be scheduled on the following link: https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/4cyt1rps/ (if you are occurring problems to open the appointment system link, kindly try in another recent browser)

VISA APPLICATIONS SUBMITTING and DELIVERY: As from 6th of June 2013 first time Belgian Schengen visa applications delivered by travel agents, courier or postal services will not be accepted anymore. For applicants who have been issued a biometric Belgian Schengen visa AFTER 06 June 2013 please contact the Consulate in order to find out if you can have your application delivered or still need to come in person when lodging an application.

VISA REQUIREMENTS: please read the information via the visa drop down menu (top right) or quick link (left).

VISA APPLICATIONS FOR DIPLOMATS AND OFFICIAL PASSPORT HOLDERS: Since 01 August 2014, Holders of South African diplomatic and official passport do NOT need a visa to travel to BENELUX countries (Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg) anymore. Holders of diplomatic and official passports of other nationalities who do need a visa to travel to Belgium are welcome to hand in their visa applications every working day between 08.00 and 08.30. This time slot is exclusively for holders of diplomatic and official passports, to enable the Visa section of the Consulate to finalize the visa procedure in a smooth and rapid way. Holders of diplomatic and official passports are kindly asked to respect the given time slot. If not possible to hand in application at the give time slot, holders of diplomatic and official passports are kindly requested to make an appointment through https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/4cyt1rps/ in order to secure a smooth  process.
 
BELGIAN PASSPORT APPLICATIONS: In order to apply for a Belgian passport, the Belgian citizen concerned has to be registered at the Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg, or another Belgian mission abroad. Belgian citizens requesting a Belgian passport are invited to book an appointment using https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/4cyt1rps/ as well, as passport applications can only be taken in in the afternoon. Please read the information about Belgian passports and Belgian identity cards via the drop down menu.


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158, Jan Smuts Building
Walters Avenue, 9 - 3d floor West  Core,
Rosebank
2196 - Johannesburg

 

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P.O. Box 3431
Parklands 2121

T + (27) 11 9129600
F + (27) 11 4475496


E-mail:
johannesburg@diplobel.fed.be (Belgian or general enquiries)
visa.johannesburg@diplobel.fed.be (visa - please add your first name, last name and if you already applied: your  visa reference number)

In case of EXTREME emergency for Belgian citizens ONLY:
+ (27) 82 458 8026 (not for visa)

Opening hours

The Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

 

The Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg is closed for lunch every working day from 13.00 till 13.30.

 

Belgian administration

 

Open to the public:

Monday till Friday 08.00 - 13.00 and 13.30 - 16.00

Telephonic enquiries for Belgian administration: Monday till Friday 08.30-12.30 and 13.30-15.30

 

Passport applications:

Monday till Friday 13.30 - 15.30

Appointment for application required

 

Visa applications / collections:

Monday till Friday 08.30 - 12.30

Telephonic enquiries for visa: Monday till Friday 14.00 - 15.00

Appointment for application required

 

ONLINE APPOINTMENT SYSTEM FOR VISA AND BELGIAN PASSPORT

 

https://server22.securedata-trans.com/ap/belgianconsulateinjohannesburg/index.php?page=10

 

Registration of the appointment should be done by each applicant with the data of the applicant. The same rule applies for each member of a group or delegation.


 
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