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Due to the maintenance for an unknown period of time of the lockdowns imposed in Shanghai in the context of the health crisis, the Consulate General of Belgium in Shanghai is forced to remain closed until further notice. Its reopening will be announced here. During this period of closure, you can continue to send messages to the Consulate's e-mail address (email@example.com) and, in case of emergency, to call the telephone number of the on-call service (+86 139 0165 6117).
For the same reasons of lockdown, the Shanghai Visa Application Centre is also closed until further notice.
Below you will find links to the letters (in Dutch and in French) that have been and will be sent to Belgians registered at the Consulate, in the context of the current health crisis. These letters contain information, advice, useful links,...
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
FAQ in Dutch - FAQ in French
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.