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Mandatory form for travel to Belgium

From August, 1st, all persons returning to Belgium and all persons travelling through Belgium and who are staying at least 48 hours must fill out an identification form (Passenger Locator Form). You can find this form here.


Visa for Belgium

For the list of recognised doctors, please click here.

For the medical certificate to be filled out by the doctor, please click here.

For sponsorship, please click here.

For information regarding the application of a professional card, please click here.

Documents delivered by most of the non-European countries need legalisation and possibly an apostille, unless there is an exemption; for more information, click here.

If you wish to get more information on the possibility to obtain a visa and the application procedure, please refer to the website of the Immigration Office.

ATTENTION! Visa applications are only treated by the Embassy in Rome. Visa applications are therefore not possible at Belgian honorary consulates in Italy.

No information will be given over the phone. Please use email only (

For visa applications, our offices are open to the public only by appointment. All applicants must present themselves in person at the Embassy in Rome.


Stay of less than 90 days in Belgium

A non-EU citizen who is legally residing in Italy, can come to Belgium for a stay which does not exceed three months (only for tourism purposes). S/he must have a valid national passport and a valid Italian residence permit.

The stamp of the Italian post which confirms the renewal request is not valid for travel!

For all questions regarding an Italian residence permit which is about to expire, renewal or in paper, you must contact the Italian authorities.

For more information regarding the regulations and the entry conditions in Belgium, please refer to the following websites:

SPF Intérieur contrôle frontières

SPF Intérieur conditions d’entrée


Visa D: long stay

A non-EU citizen who wishes to stay for more than 90 days in Belgium, must ask for an authorization at the Belgian diplomatic or consular post, competent for her/his place of residence or of her/his stay abroad (request for a visa D).

At the moment of the application, the applicant must be a permanent resident of long stay in Italy, and have a valid Italian residence permit.

Foreigners who wish to stay temporarily in Italy (tourists, visitors,…) must contact the Belgian Embassy of the country they reside in.

The applicant must present her/himself in person, after having obtained an appointment, with all the required documents (please check on the website of the Immigration Office to check the list of documents which must be presented for each application).

Click on the reason of your trip to download the list of documents required to prepare your application.

Higher studies or the preparatory year for higher education in a government

Studying in a private institution for higher education (Art.9)

ERASMUS students

Internship Art 9 and 13

Internship following an invitation of the European Union

Researcher  Art 61 and 11

Employee with a work permit B

Employee with a single work permit

professional card

visa application on the basis of a professional card

Family reunification with a 3rd country citizen with an unlimited period of stay

Family reunification with a 3rd country citizen with a limited period of stay (Art 10bis)

Family reunification with a citizen from the European Union (Art 40bis)

Family reunification with a Belgian citizen (Art 40ter)


Costs: 1. Handling fee And 2. Administrative fee

  1. Handling fee

When applying for your visa at the Embassy, you must pay a handling fee of 180€ to the Embassy.

The nationals of the following countries are exempted from the handling fee: Israel, San Marino, Japan, Morocco and Turkey.

Payment information:


Beneficiary: Ambasciata del Belgio (recettes consulaires)

IBAN: IT72L0200805170000030066859  


Communication :

  • Name and surname of the applicant (exactly as mentioned on the passport)
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth: DD-MM-YYYY


  1. Administrative fee

On top of the handling fee, you must first pay an administrative fee to the Immigration Office, mandatory since March 2nd 2015.

The proof of payment must be presented when applying for your visa. The amount of the administrative fee may vary according to your visa type.

Payment information:


Beneficiary: FPS Interior, Immigration Office, Chaussée d’Anvers 59B, 1000 Bruxelles

IBAN: BE57 6792 0060 9235


Communication :

  • Name and surname of the applicant (exactly as mentioned on the passport)
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth: DD-MM-YYYY

How to extend my visa in Belgium?

Please refer to the website of the Immigration Office for all relevant information regarding the extension of your visa.

If the Immigration Office allows you to extend your stay, the Belgian municipality will give you a document you must present at the FPS Foreign Affairs, rue des Petis Carmes 27 in Brussels (metro: Porte d Namur).