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Belgium Visa Documents Required

Although UK was not the part of Schengen Agreement which was signed way back in 1985, yet British citizens are allowed to travel without a Schengen Visa across Europe for up to 90 days. However, UK’s decision to take an exit from EU may give rise to the Schengen Visa requirements for British citizens, requiring them to apply for a visa in order to visit the Schengen Area.

Visa Documentation plays a crucial role in getting your Belgium Visa approved from the Belgian Embassy/Consulate. Improper & inadequate documentation may lead to Visa Application rejection by the Embassy. Therefore, in order to avoid any hassle or delay in Visa processing, all the prospective applicants are required to meet Belgium Visa requirements.

In case you are residing in UK for employment, as a student or as a spouse of UK National & willing to travel to Belgium for holidaying or business purposes, you would be required to produce & present requisite documents to obtain a Belgium Visa.

Providing mandate documents at the Belgium Visa Centre minimizes the chances of rejection & helps you obtain your Belgium Visa Permit on time.

The document requirements may vary from case to case and type of Visa category applied for.

We at Belgium Visas, provide updated & current information & thorough guidance for Belgium Schengen Visa requirements for a smooth Visa processing.

All you need to do is fill the Online Belgium Visa Application form with the required Visa Handling fees. On receiving the forms, our experts will vouch the applications & process it further at the Belgium Consulate to book your Visa Appointment.

The list of necessary general documents & requirements required by the Belgium Embassy to process the submitted applications is mentioned below-

  1. Duly completed and signed VisaOnWeb Application Form

    The VisaOnWeb Form with the bar code will be available once the applicant completes the registration via VisaOnWeb. It will be the only Application Form that will be accepted. The Belgium Visa Applicant is required to fill, sign & submit Online Belgium Visa Application Form.

  2. Original and Valid Passport of the applicant

    The Belgium Visa applicant is required to present a valid, signed passport (Original) issued in less than 10 years from the date of application. Colored copy of the page stating applicant’s personal details & photograph should be submitted. It should be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date of return from Belgium and contain at least 2 blank ‘Visa’ pages.

  3. Two ID Photos meeting the ICAO Standards (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm)

    The applicant is required to attach 2 Colored Passport size photographs to the Visa Application Form with a paper clip. The photographs should be taken on white background & display all the facial characteristics of the applicant. Photographs should be recent & not older than 3 months from the date of application.

  4. Copy of UK Residence Permit

    UK residents holding UK residence Permit & willing to travel to Belgium for leisure or business are required to obtain Belgium Visa prior traveling to Belgium. The British Residence Permit should be presented at the Embassy. The permit should be valid for the period of 3 months after the intended date of departure from Belgium/ the Schengen area.

  5. EU Family Members
    • Proof of the relationship [Marriage Certificate/Birth Certificate (in both copy as well as original)]. The original documents are checked during the interview with the Embassy and returned to the applicant later.
    • Copy of Passport or National ID Card of the EU National.
  6. Proof of Status in UK (Original)
    • Employees:- A letter from Employer stating applicant’s designation, date of joining & salary rates.
    • Students:- A letter from educational establishment in UK (British School/College/University) stating applicant’ name, details of the course undertaken, attendance record & holiday dates.
    • Independents:- A letter from the accountant specifying applicant’s professional activity, starting date of business or the source of income.
  7. Proof of Sufficient Personal Means of Subsistence

    The Applicant is required to present proof of sufficient means of sustenance to support the entire stay in Belgium (Copy):

    • Bank Statements (Latest 3 month from the date of application) including applicant’s name and address.
    • Pay Slips (Latest 3 months from the application) or
    • Copy of Credit Card with most recent credit card statement or
    • Travelers’ cheques for an equivalent of €95 per day of stay.
  8. Proof of Transportation (Copy)

    The applicant is required to present documents indicating the purpose of journey (e.g. Travel itinerary and confirm travel bookings like confirmation of the reservation of an organized trip or any other substantiating document to indicate the travel program envisaged). The documents should bear applicant’s name & correct dates of travel to & from Belgium.

  9. Proof of Accommodation

    The Applicant is required to present documents relating to accommodation ( e.g. In case of stay in hotel, guesthouse etc. – a document from the establishment confirming the accommodation offered or other substantiating document indicating the type of accommodation envisaged) at the Embassy.

    In case, applicant’s stay is sponsored by a resident of Belgium (a friend or a relative), then an original “Attestation Accursed” should be presented, which should cover the entire period of stay in Belgium.

  10. Copy of valid travel health insurance

    The Applicant is required to present original document or a copy of the travel insurance certificate at the Belgium Embassy. The insurance should be-

    • Valid for all the Schengen countries
    • Cover any emergency medical care expenses or emergency repatriation for medical reasons.

    The insurance should cover the entire period of stay in the Schengen area and have a minimum insurance cover of EUR 30,000.

  11. Documents for Minors (Original).
    • Birth Certificate
    • Authorization letter signed by both parents
    • Copy of both parents’ passports.

    At Belgium Visas, we provide you assistance and support to make your Belgium Visa experience hassle-free & convenient. In case you still have queries related to Belgium Visa requirements, feel free to contact us anytime. You can simply place a request for call back & our experts will get back to you.