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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.

The Consulate of Belgium in Johannesburg will be exceptionally closed Thursday 02 July as from 11.30 am.


  • 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.

: As from 6th June 2013 all visa applicants will have to apply in person when lodging the application, in order to provide their biometric details. Children under the age of 12 years old are exempted.

VISA APPLICATIONS DELIVERY: As from 6th of June 2013 visa applications delivered by travel agents, courier or postal services will not be accepted anymore.

VISA APPOINTMENTS: Every visa and passport applicant has to make an appointment. It is mandatory for all visa applicants to make an appointment for each individual who is applying.

Appointments have to be scheduled on the following link:

(if you are occurring problems to open the appointment system link, kindly try in another recent browser)

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 Luxemburg) 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 able 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 in order to secure a smooth  process.

BELGIAN PASSPORT APPLICATIONS: Belgian citizens requesting a new Belgian passport are invited to book an appointment using as well, as passport applications can only be taken in in the afternoon.






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


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P.O. Box 3431
Parklands 2121

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

E-mail: (Belgian or general enquiries) (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




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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