Visa for Belgium

All information about applying for a visa for Belgium.

Visa for short stay (<90 days)

How do I apply for a visa for short stay?
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If you apply for a short stay visa C (up to 90 days) for Belgium or Luxemburg, please note that Belgium has a representation agreement with the Netherlands.

The representation agreement for visa only concerns Schengen visa applications for following travel destinations:

  • Tourist visits
  • Visits to family or friends
  • Cultural or sports manifestations
  • Business / professional trips
  • Short training / education
  • Transit through the Schengen area
  • Official government visit

So please contact the outsourcing partner of the Netherlands for the application procedure and requirements for the short stay Schengen visa C.



A visa application can be presented starting from maximum 6 months prior to intended departure date and should be presented minimum 3 weeks before the intended departure date.