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Competent authority for visa applications
All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Immigration Office of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium.
All visa applicants must:
- Check the list of requirements (PDF, 177.17 KB)
- Submit your application form electronically via the FPS Foreign Affairs website: visaonweb.diplomatie.be
- Book your appointment online via the link you receive by email from VisaOnWeb
- Come to the Embassy on time for your appointment with all your documents
From July 2014, a harmonised list of supporting documents is imposed to persons who are subject to visa (C) requirement and are residing in Ireland. This list is the result of an Implementing Decision of the European Commission
Also read our answers to frequently asked questions about applying for a Schengen visa for Belgium.