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Belgium Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

Avoid the stress and queues, get a visa agency to arrange your visa.


Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

US nationals must have a passport valid for three months from departure. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

UK nationals must possess a passport valid for three months after departure. A visa is not required for those carrying British passports with the wording "European Union" on the front cover and/or endorsed British Citizens. Visas are not required, for a max stay of 90 days, for holders of British passports endorsed British National (Overseas), or British Overseas Territories Citizen, or British Subject which also contain a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadians must have a passport valid for three months after departure. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian nationals must have a passport valid for at least three months beyond period of stay. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African nationals require a valid passport. A Schengen visa is required and should be obtained before travel. South African temporary passports are not recognised.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for at least three months beyond intended period of stay. No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a valid passport. No visa is required.

Passport/Visa Note

The borderless region known as the Schengen area includes the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. All these countries issue a standard Schengen visa that has a multiple entry option that allows the holder to travel freely within the borders of all. Nationals of non-EU countries are recommended to hold return or onward tickets, sufficient funds and documents for their next destination. It is recommended that passports are valid for six months after departure from any holiday destination.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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