Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in South Africa

Belgium in South Africa

Welcome to our website

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to South Africa and would like to register with the Consulate in Johannesburg or Cape Town? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through South Africa 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 South Africa, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

The Embassy of Belgium in Pretoria has a vacancy

 

Updated advisory November 2019: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN (-18 years) TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY

Immigration Rules: South Africa introduced new immigration rules as from 26 May 2014: www.dha.gov.za or contact the South African Embassy in Brussels - publicdiplomacy@southafrica.be or www.southafrica.be. Your passport has to be valid at least 30 days AFTER departure from South Africa and needs to have at least 2 unused pages for entry/exit stamps or visa. Read more...

South African IMMIGRATION RULES // Temporary (handwritten) Belgian passports not accepted to enter South Africa

Please note that temporary (handwritten) Belgian passports are not accepted to enter South Africa, unless in the case of a proven life threatening medical emergency situation!

  

News

26 Feb

Op-ed by Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Estonia, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Ireland on Idlib.

26 Feb

For many years, Belgium has been committed to the safety of Syrian citizens and the end of the Syrian conflict. As a non-permanent member of the Security Council, our country’s voice can carry additional weight with the international community.

25 Feb

What is it like doing business in Africa? Bruno Geltmeyer, Managing Director of Denys NV, a specialist in major infrastructure works, talks about his experiences and gives a few tips to boot.

18 Feb

Belgium made € 169.8 million available for humanitarian aid. This is found in the final balance sheet of the humanitarian service of the FPS Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo is satisfied. "With this, Belgium is continuing its strong humanitarian commitment of recent years.

14 Feb

Thanks to the Kimberley Process, 98.8 percent of all rough diamonds traded worldwide are reportedly conflict-free today. Yet that percentage could still be improved. Belgium - diamond country par excellence - has taken a leading role.