Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in China

Belgium in China

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Due to the current restrictive COVID measures in Beijing and the impact on the availability of our staff, we can no longer ensure the quality of our consular/visa services.

Only in case of emergency can Belgian citizens contact the Embassy on the designated emergency number.

We thank you for your understanding.

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.


01 Dec

From 5 to 9 December, Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, representing His Majesty the King, will lead an economic mission to Japan.

28 Nov

Belgium sends a convoy with humanitarian material to Ukraine via the B-FAST emergency aid mechanism. Foreign Affairs provides protective equipment and basic necessities during cold climate conditions, such as generators, sleeping bags, first aid kits and soup.

25 Nov

25 November is the symbolic day on which we focus on the elimination of violence against women. It also marks the kick-off of the annual international campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" to eradicate violence against women and girls around the world.

18 Nov

Joint statement by Belgium, France, the UK and the US on the situation in eastern Congo.