BELGIUM Visa Documents Required

Common Documents for BELGIUM Visa
  • Passport
  • Validity - Six months
  • A photocopy of duly filled visa application form
  • Two colour photographs
  • Covering letter from the applicant stating the purpose and duration of the visit
  • Original confirmed return/onward air ticket
  • Travel health insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000 €
  • Proof of hotel reservation
  • Proof of civil status
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay
  • Original and photocopy of Income Tax Returns and photocopy of pan card
  • Original and photocopy of Investment documents
Documents for Tourist - BELGIUM Visa
  • All specified documents
  • Old passports and visa
  • Copy of leave letters from employer, school or college
  • Proof of accommodation during entire stay in Schengen countries
  • Salary slip for last 6 months
  • Income tax returns for last 3 years
  • Travel insurance
  • Retirement proof/company registration proof/school college ID and copy
Documents for Business - BELGIUM Visa
  • All specified documents
  • Business registration proof
  • Taxation proof
  • A copy of your business license
  • Copy of the invitation from the company
  • Conference/event registration details

BELGIUM Visa Types

  • Tourist/visitor visa

    A Belgium tourist visa will be given to people who wish to travel and explore the country for tourism purpose. The single entry visa will be valid only for 90 days or less than that from the day of issued for the sole purpose of tourism.
  • Business visa

    Business visa is allotted to people who want to travel for business purposes including sign commercial deals, evaluate investments in the foreign country, visit vendors or clients and perform business related activity. This type of visa will only be obtained if the person is not planning to settle in the country.
  • Transit Visa

    Belgium transit visa is provided to the people who wish to stay in the country for a shorter period of time
  • Medical treatment visa

    Belgium visa is given to the people who travel to the country to seek medical treatment for a disease that cannot be treated in their own country.
  • Student visa

    Applicants, who are planning to study in a Belgian institute for some kind of educational training and internship for less than 6 months, are eligible for a student visa.

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Do students have a different visa requirement for Belgium Visa application?
Students who are travelling to Belgium for exams or study are required to show related documents along with details of the place they’ll be studying or giving their exams. Students need to carry NOC letter from parents, photo identity of parents / guardian, (Pan Card/Passport/Driving License) and student ID card. In case the student is travelling for education then the visa will be valid till the duration of the education. Book Belgium Visa
What is the visa rule for the retired people?
They are needed to show the proof of retirement along with other documents. Book Belgium Visa
Is there any age criterion to apply for Belgium Tourist visa?
Anyone can apply for a Belgium tourist Visa but those under 18 will need to show a NOC from their parents. Book Belgium Visa
Are the visa requirements different for different categories of visa?
Yes, requirements for work, study, business and tourist visa are different. You have to buy Visa as per the agenda of the visit. Book Belgium Visa
Is biometric data mandatory for the travellers visiting Belgium?
The All Diplomatic and Consular Schengen Missions in India have introduced Visa Information System (VIS). Applicants applying for a Schengen visa will need to appear in person in order to provide biometric data (fingerprints and photograph). This biometric data will be valid for 5 years and the travellers, who have already given their biometric once, will not need to come personally for biometric/submission for next 5 years. Children under age of 12 are exempted from this process. Book Belgium Visa
Do I need to carry forex in Belgium
It is recommended to convert your country’s currency to Euro. You can buy Forex online with Thomas Cook and get it delivered at your home or office address. Book Belgium Visa
Can a third party collect my visa from Belgium Consulate?
Belgium Consulate doesn’t allow third parties to collect Visa. However, there are certain exemptions like an immediate family member like parents or children or a group collection for entire group can feel free to visit the office and get their visa done. Book Belgium Visa
What if I don't receive my visa in the given time?
If you don't get your visa under time specified, you should hurry and track the status on You can also get in touch with the visa experts who can communicate with the said authorities for Belgium Visa status. Book Belgium Visa Book Belgium Visa
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