Embassy of Belgium in Tanzania

Belgium in Tanzania

Welcome to our website !

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Tanzania and would like to register with the Embassy in Dar Es Salaam? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Tanzania as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

Appointment at the Embassy for consular matters and visa only by prior e-appointment.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Tanzania, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

IMPORTANT!   

COVID-19 related travel restrictions to and from Belgium

1. In order to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the Belgian authorities strongly discourage international travel to and from Belgium. Always follow the measures applicable in the country of destination and the measures upon your return to Belgium. More information can be found here.

2. If you are a national of the EU/Schengen zone, or have your residence there, you can travel to/from Belgium, although it is strongly discouraged.

3. If you are NOT a national of the EU/Schengen zone, nor have your residence there, you can only travel to Belgium for essential resaons OR with a recognised vaccination certificate. Inform yourself on the requirements for the vaccination certificate and what travel can be considered as essential. In the latter case an essential travel certificate is required and can be delivered by a Belgian diplomatic post in order to certify the essential nature of the travel. More information can be found here.

In addition and as before, every traveler must be in possession of the documents required to enter the Schengen area (visa).

4. Every traveler to Belgium needs to fill out a Public Health Passenger Locator Form.

5. Check with your airline if you need to perform a pre-departure PCR test / antigen rapid test (depends on your residence, origin/transit/destination country).

6. Check the quarantine and testing requirements in Belgium.

7. Check requirements in any other country on our travel advice. We can also recommend this website with all the measures in EU member states and an updated EU list of safe countries ("white list").

For further information you can contact us by email on DarEsSalaam.consular@diplobel.fed.be or by phone on (+255) 222 112 688.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and travel advice.

 

News

23 Sep

On Thursday 23 September, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès will co-chair a high-level event with European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič on the impact of COVID-19 on children. This event is organised in the margins of the UN General Assembly, in cooperation with Niger and the NGO Save the Children.

23 Sep

Belgium will deliver 153,900 vaccines to Uganda. These vaccines will contribute to stepping up the vaccination campaign for teachers and reopening schools to more than 10 million pupils and students. With this, Belgium is responding to the Ugandan government's request to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

22 Sep

On Wednesday September 22, Minister of Development Cooperation and Urban Policy Meryame Kitir visited the port of Beirut, severely damaged by explosions in August 2020. This was the first visit of a Belgian minister since the explosion in Beirut. She had the opportunity to pay her respects and lay a wreath at the memorial dedicated to the victims, along with members of the family of a Belgian-Lebanese victim. With this gesture, Minister Kitir wished to express her condolences and solidarity with the families of the victims of this tragic event.

22 Sep

Belgium strongly condemns the coup attempt in Omdurman and reiterates its full support for the people of Sudan and their transitional government. It calls for the respect of the Juba Peace Agreements, signed on 31 August 2020. 

20 Sep

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly will open in New York on 20 September, under the theme "Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations."