Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in China

Belgium in China

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Below you will find links to the letters that have been sent to Belgians registered at the Consulate general of Belgium in Shanghai during the lockdown of this city. These letters contain information, advice, ... that may still be useful.

Letter dated 5 April 2022

Letter dated 8 April 2022

Letter dated 14 April 2022

Letter dated 21 April 2022 - Annexes: certificate closure consulate - information private hospitals

Letter dated 28 April 2022

Letter dated 5 May 2022

Letter dated 12 May 2022 - Annexe

Letter dated 19 May 2022

Letter dated 26 May 2022

Letter dated 31 May 2022

Temple of Heaven

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.

Due to the closing of the borders between China and Mongolia, the consular services are hindered in its normal functioning. Please contact us for further information at beijing.consular@diplobel.fed.be.

Travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Important update for persons travelling to Belgium

Dear applicants, please be noted since 23 May 2022 there are no more COVID-related restrictions or conditions for people traveling to Belgium. So no need any more for Passenger Location Form, vaccination certificate, COVID-test results or essential travel document. Only people traveling from “High risk countries” still need to follow some measures, which can be found on the following website: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/, China is not on this “high risk list”.

Please check if there are restrictions or conditions for traveling imosed by the airline company, the airport authorities in China or the Chinese border authorities.


21 Sep

During her visit to New York for UNGA77 - the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations - Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib will co-chair a side event with the European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, and the Minister of Gender, Family and Children of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gisèle Ndaya Luseba, on the fight against impunity for conflict-related sexual violence.

18 Sep

The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly will open in New York on September 19.

08 Sep

The SEO manages its own evaluations, follows up on evaluations in cooperation with different actors and provides support to other evaluations. Learn more about our evaluation reports, our summaries and the responses of the development actors.

08 Sep

The Special Evaluation Office (SEO) is responsible for the evaluation of the Belgian Development Cooperation. The SEO, as an independent service, contributes to a more effective, efficient and transparent development cooperation.

07 Sep

Nicolas Fierens Gevaert is the new Spokesperson at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation.