Embassy of Belgium in Ukraine

Belgium in Ukraine

Welcome to our website


 

Important notice

Because of international and national travel restrictions imposed by the Ukrainian authorities for preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Please note:

  • Only very urgent visa applications will be received.
  • Tourist visa are not considered as urgent visa.
  • Always contact the visa section first by phone (tel. +380 44 529 41 41) or by email (kiev.visa@diplobel.fed.be)
  • You will receive an appointment if your application is justified and urgent.
     

 
Visitors having received an appointment at the Embassy must respect the following instructions:

  • If the visitor has been ill or had symptoms of COVID-19 infection during the last 2 weeks, he/she shall NOT come to the Embassy. The same applies if the visitor lives with a sick person or was recently in contact with a person showing COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Take your temperature before coming to the Embassy.
  • Wear a mouth mask.
  • At your arrival immediately wash your hands. If this is not possible please use the available hydroalcoholic gel.

 

Welcoming address of the Ambassador

 
Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Ukraine and would like to register with the Embassy in Kyiv? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Ukraine 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 Ukraine, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
 

Notice to holders of a Ukrainian biometric passport

Holders of a Ukrainian biometric passport are exempted of a visa for their short stay visits to the Schengen area.

For holders of a non-biometric Ukraine passport, the Schengen visa stays compulsory.

For a long stay in Belgium (more than 90 days) one must apply for a type-D Belgian visa, whether you hold a biometric or a non-biometric passport.

 
Important notice to the visa applicants

All visa applications will be introduced at the Embassy of Belgium, vul. Mykoly Rayevskoho 4B, 01042 Kyiv. You should take an appointment before coming: tel +380 44 529 41 41.

News

23 Feb

On Monday, 22 February, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès addressed the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva during its high-level segment. The Conference on Disarmament, of which Belgium is a permanent member, was established in 1979. To date, it is the only multilateral instrument dedicated to the negotiation of disarmament agreements. Disarmament and non-proliferation are crucial issues for international peace and security and as such constitute a priority for Belgium's foreign policy.

22 Feb

Today, February 22, the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council started in Geneva and will continue until March 23. On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie addressed the ministerial part of the session. She presented the priorities of the Belgian government and shared some reflections on the current challenges in the field of human rights.

22 Feb

Today, February 22nd, in the context of the Belgian Presidency of the Benelux, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès invited the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms. Fatou Bensouda, and her fellow EU Foreign Ministers for an informal meeting with the 27 EU Ministers ahead of the monthly Foreign Affairs Council. Ms. Bensouda started her mandate as Prosecutor in 2012 and will finish it in June this year.

12 Feb

On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès reaffirms Belgium's commitment to improving the protection of children in armed conflict. The United Nations aims to improve the situation of these children by addressing the six most serious violations of children's rights: killing and maiming, sexual violence, abduction, attacks on schools or hospitals, denial of access to humanitarian aid and finally, the recruitment of child soldiers.

26 Jan

January 26, 2021 marks the centenary of our country's diplomatic relations with Estonia and Latvia, whose independence Belgium recognized in 1921. Belgium maintained this historic decision during the decades following the Second World War and stood by these countries when they regained their independence in 1991.