Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Ireland

Belgium in Ireland - An Bheilg in Éireann

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The Irish government's restrictions on movement have now moved into Phase 3.  These are the main points to note about Phase 3:

  • Non-essential international travel should still be avoided.  People arriving in Ireland from overseas must self-isolate for 14 days and complete the Passenger Locator Form.  
  • You may now travel anywhere in Ireland.
  • Social distancing and frequent hand washing should still be observed.  
  • Wearing a mask in situations where social distancing is not possible (e.g. on public transport, or in the supermarket) is recommended.  It will become compulsory to wear a mask on public transport from July.  
  • Only use public transport when absolutely necessary - walk or cycle if you can.  Avoid peak-time travel.  
  • Social gatherings are restricted to 50 people indoors and 200 people outdoors when conducted in line with public health guidelines.  
  • Most businesses, retail etc. are now open again but with some restrictions in place.  Check what measures are in place before you make your trip. 
  • Over 70s or medically vulnerable (Cocooners) are being asked to stay home as much as possible.  You can welcome people in your home but social distancing should continue.  You should use the priority hours in supermarkets and parks.    

For more information from the Irish government click here.  

If you feel unwell, you should contact your doctor BY TELEPHONE and follow the instructions.  For medical emergencies phone 112 or 999.  For more information from the HSE click here or phone 1850 24 1850.  

 
Dublin

 

 
New: online appointment system

For visa applications, click here.
For all other consular activities, click here.

 

Manneken PisAre you a Belgian who has recently moved to Ireland and would like to register with the Embassy in Dublin? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Ireland 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 Ireland, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

News

11 Jul

July 11, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Srebrenica genocide. It was on July 11, 1995 that the town of Srebrenica fell into the hands of Bosnian-Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic. In the days that followed, in less than a week they abducted and murdered more than 8,000 people, mostly men and teenagers, simply because they were Bosniacs.

04 Jul

The COVID-19 crisis has shaken up all habits and forced everyone to review certain operating modes. This was also the case for the FPS Foreign Affairs, where teleworking was the rule, even though it had to carry out one of its fundamental tasks: assisting Belgians abroad. Not simple when the crisis was worldwide: “It is as if you had 200 earthquakes and many aftershocks at the same time, including in Belgium”, says Minister Goffin.

02 Jul

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Philippe Goffin (MR) states that: "Following the adoption on 30 June of the European recommendation which gradually authorises non-essential travel from some 15 countries outside the European Union, Belgium has begun consultations with experts from the public services concerned with a view to achieving a cautious reopening of its borders".

02 Jul

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Philippe Goffin welcomes the adoption on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 of new conclusions of the Council of the European Union concerning the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa, to which Belgium has actively contributed and which will serve as a basis for discussions with a view to redefining our relationship with our African partners.

01 Jul

Minister of Foreign Affairs Philippe Goffin welcomes the resolution adopted today by the United Nations Security Council in New York on the Covid-19 pandemic. With resolution 2532, the Security Council calls for ninety-day humanitarian ceasefires in all conflict zones around the world to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.