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VISA to Belgium

Important: Change in passport collection process effective 1 January 2014 – please read important details

The site provides information on procedure applicable to all Nationals residing in India who wishes to apply for a visa to Belgium.

Schengen Common Information

The visa applications may be submitted at any of our centers in New Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkatta, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad or Ahmedabad based on the Embassy/Consulate’s specified state jurisdictions. All visa applications will be assessed by The Embassy of Belgium, New Delhi or The Consulate General in Mumbai only. We offer the option of courier service for return of passport, directly at your doorstep.

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for a visa to Belgium please read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will help reduce any delays due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents.
Visa Application Process
Step 1: Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy / Consulate General of Belgium. Go to ‘All about your visas’ link on this website and find out details related to the visa category you want to apply for – here, you can find the applicable fee, documents required, Visa application form, photo specifications and more.
Step 2: Complete you visa application form and affix your photograph. You may download the form from this websites. Also, please mention name along with surname of father and spouse, if applicable. Please ensure that you furnish all the required documents, you may download document checklist from this website. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Step 3: All applicants applying for a short stay Schengen visa (for business, for cultural or sport events, for tourism, for visiting family or friends, may submit their application at the VFS Visa Application Centre.
Step 4: Visit the Belgium Visa Application Centre during the working hours and receive a token number. Please click here to check address of the center you wish to submit your application at.
Step 5: Submit your application at the VFS centre along with the applicable fees.
Step 6: Track your application online
Step 7: Collect your passport from the Visa Application Centre or avail the option of courier delivery. Please ask the officer at the VFS Desk regarding more details about the courier facility.
Step 8: Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Service Centre.
Track Your Application Online
If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the Belgium Visa Application Centre you can track your application here.