Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in China

Belgium in China

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to China and would like to register with the Embassy in Beijing or the Consulate General in Shanghai or Guangzhou? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through China 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 China, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

Travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic

By the ministerial decree of January 26, 2021, containing urgent measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Belgian government has prohibited non-essential travel to Belgium from January 27 to April 18, 2021, for travelers who have their main residence abroad. Transit through Belgium remains permitted.

Persons entering Belgium for essential travel must be in possession of a sworn statement. More information about this can be found on this website: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

More information about forms and regulations for traveling to Belgium can be found on this page.

You will find information on the conditions of access to Belgium and the rules to be observed on arrival and during your stay in the context of the health crisis on the site www.info-coronavirus.be

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, access to many countries and regions is restricted. Access may be impossible or subject to strict rules. Other rules (quarantine, etc.) may apply on arrival once access to the territory has been authorized. We advise you to carefully check with the authorities of the country where you intend to go, about these different rules, as well as with your airline, which may also impose conditions for accepting you on board.

News

12 Apr

Five months after the start of the conflict in Tigray, more and more testimonies about extreme violence are coming forward. Therefore, Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir has decided to increase the funds for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) by four million euros specifically for the reception and protection of victims.

02 Apr
The EU has repeatedly expressed its concerns to the Chinese authorities at the undue working restrictions imposed on foreign journalists and reported related harassment. Professionalism and objectivity of foreign correspondents is increasingly put into question.
01 Apr

On Thursday 1 April, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès spoke with her counterpart Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. The two ministers reviewed the bilateral and regional cooperation, including between the Benelux countries and the Baltic States, of which they each hold the Presidency. Finally, the two ministers discussed several international issues on the European agenda, notably Belarus, China and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

30 Mar

On March 30, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès co-chaired with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken a virtual ministerial meeting of the International Coalition to defeat Daesh. This meeting in restricted format brings together the 32 States and international organizations most involved in its action.

30 Mar

On the occasion of the fifth Brussels Conference on Syria ('Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region'), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès and Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir announced today 18 million euro in additional humanitarian aid for the Syrian people. They stressed that a permanent solution to the conflict is only possible if all parties involved take responsibility and return to credible diplomatic negotiations.