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Visa costs

This is the cost charged by the Embassy or the Consulate. Can be different for different visa types and instances.

Carnet de passage (international customs document)

Do you travel with your own car or motor cycle to and/or in this country?
Check if you need a carnet de passage.

Visa upon arrival


Processing time at the consulate/embassy

° Minimum 4 working days
° Express procedure: 2 working days

Transit visa

Yes, provided that:
° Congo (Brazzaville) is not your final destination, but a transit country.

Documents are the same as for a tourist visa, except:
° Proof of address: not necessary
° original bank certificate: not necessary

E-visa (online visa)


Holidays where the consulate/embassy is closed

01/05/2024 labor day holiday
15/08/2024 national holiday
01/11/2024 allerheiligen
25/12/2024 kerstdag
01/01/2025 new year
More information about the documents needed to apply for a visa

Instruction sheet visadesk

° Online

Application form

° In twofold
°Original signed

Residency card

Copy of your Belgian residency card (both sides) if you have another nationality than the Belgian.

If you don't have a Belgian residency card, please contact us:

Proof of vaccination against yellow fever


Details of residency

° official hotel confirmation (with signature and stamp of the hotel management/or place where you are staying)
° First and last name of all travelers (yourself included) have to be mentioned.

Criminal record check

- original version required
- apply at City Hall

Copy international passport

° A copy of the data page

Belgian ID card

* Copy of both sides of Belgian ID card

International passport

° Original international passport
° Valid for minimum 6 months after return
° Minimum 2 blank pages

Passport picture

2 recent, identical color passport pictures, white background (attach with paperclip)
- size 3,5cm x 4,5cm
- no scanned or self printed pictures
- frontal picture of face and shoulders
- without tinted glasses

Flight confirmation

- Flight information (both ways)
- Name and first name of yourself and your co-travellers

Bank certificate

° Bank certificate can not be older than 2 weeks
° In English