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 1, 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

23 Feb

On Monday, 22 February, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès addressed the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva during its high-level segment. The Conference on Disarmament, of which Belgium is a permanent member, was established in 1979. To date, it is the only multilateral instrument dedicated to the negotiation of disarmament agreements. Disarmament and non-proliferation are crucial issues for international peace and security and as such constitute a priority for Belgium's foreign policy.

22 Feb

Today, February 22, the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council started in Geneva and will continue until March 23. On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie addressed the ministerial part of the session. She presented the priorities of the Belgian government and shared some reflections on the current challenges in the field of human rights.

22 Feb

Today, February 22nd, in the context of the Belgian Presidency of the Benelux, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès invited the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms. Fatou Bensouda, and her fellow EU Foreign Ministers for an informal meeting with the 27 EU Ministers ahead of the monthly Foreign Affairs Council. Ms. Bensouda started her mandate as Prosecutor in 2012 and will finish it in June this year.

18 Feb
The Embassy is recruiting a 'Communications Assistant'.
12 Feb

On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès reaffirms Belgium's commitment to improving the protection of children in armed conflict. The United Nations aims to improve the situation of these children by addressing the six most serious violations of children's rights: killing and maiming, sexual violence, abduction, attacks on schools or hospitals, denial of access to humanitarian aid and finally, the recruitment of child soldiers.