How to Apply for Belgium Visa, Belgium visa requirements for Indian citizens


1.  Visa short stay (Schengen states) and Visa long stay (Belgium)a)  All depends on the place(s) you want to visit. If you intend to visit only one Schengen country, you must apply at the Embassy or Consulate of that particular country. You should apply at the Embassy or Consulate responsible for the state where you live.
If you intend to visit several Schengen countries, you must apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the country which is your main destination.
If you intend to visit several Schengen countries but do not have a main destination, you should apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the country which is your first point of entry.

b)  If, according to the above regulation, you have to apply at the Belgian Embassy or Consulate in India, all depends on the place where you are registered and / or living.

c)  Non-Indian citizens wishing to apply for a visa to Belgium or the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will have to provide proof of their official residence in India. Same rules as above will determine as to where they should submit their application.

d) The different jurisdictions are as follows


     The different jurisdictions are as follows
Belgian Embassy
New Delhi
Belgian Consulate GeneralMumbai (Visa Application Centre Mumbai)
Belgian Consulate General Mumbai (Visa Application Centre Bangalore)
All other Indian states
- Andhra Pradesh
- Kerala
Nepal
Goa
- Karnataka
Bangladesh
Gujarat
- Tamil Nadu
Sri Lanka
Maharashtra
- Territories of Pondicherry
Bhutan
- Territories of Daman andDiu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Maldives



2. Where to go? At the Embassy/Consulate or the Visa application center ?For your convenience, visa applications are to be forwarded to the visa section via the Visa application center.

Applications can only be lodged on appointment at the visa section of the Embassy in New Delhi, or the Consulate General in Mumbai.

Holders of official and diplomatic passports have to apply directly at the visa section of the Embassy in New Delhi, or the Consulate General in Mumbai.

If you wish to learn more about the new procedure, please visit the following website:http://www.vfs-be-in.com


3. Addresses & opening hours

3.1. New Delhi
  • Embassy
  • Visa Application Centre
    No 15 – 26 Block E 2nd Floor
    International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019

    Tel:      
    +91 (0)11-4160.8607
    between 08.00-12.00 and 13-00-16.00; Monday to Friday (except for holidays observed by the Belgium mission in India)

    Email:    infonorth.belin@vfshelpline.com
    Website: http://www.vfs-be-in.com

    Application centre opening hours:

    8.00-11.00 & 1- 2:30 Monday-Friday (except for holidays observed by the Belgium mission in India) 

     
    Collection Timings:
    8:00-12:00 Monday-Friday (For collection of passports received from the Embassy the previous day)

    13.00-16.00 Monday-Friday (For collection of passports received from the Embassy the same day) 


3.1.1. BangladeshApplicants for a Schengen visa (destination: Belgium/Luxembourg) in Bangladesh must file their application with the Embassy of Sweden in Dhaka, which is representing Belgium. In case of rejection, the applicant can refer his case to the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi. Personal appearance is, in this case, mandatory.

Applicants for resident visas must file their application with the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi. Personal appearance is, in this case, mandatory.

All applications have to be directed through the Belgium VFS Office.
 

3.1.2. Sri Lanka
Applicants for a Schengen visa (destination: Belgium/Luxembourg) in Sri Lanka must file their application with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Colombo, which is representing Belgium. In case of rejection, the applicant can refer his case to the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi. In that case applications have to be directed through the Belgium VFS Office. Personal appearance is, in this case, mandatory.

Applicants for resident visas can direct their applications directly to the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi, or hand them in through the Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Colombo. The Embassy in New Delhi may request personal appearance.


3.1.3. Nepal
Applicants for a Schengen visa (destination: Belgium/Luxembourg) in Nepal must file their application with the Embassy of Germany in Kathmandu, which is representing Belgium. In case of rejection, the applicant can refer his case to the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi. Personal appearance is, in this case, mandatory.

Applicants for resident visas must file their application with the Embassy of Belgium in New Delhi. Personal appearance is, in this case, mandatory.

All applications have to be directed through the Belgium VFS Office.


3.2. Mumbai


  • 2nd Floor, Aurum House, 25 Dadyseth Lane
    Chowpatty, Bandstand, Babulnath, Mumbai - 400 007
  • Tel: +91 (0)22-6515.6567                         
    Between 08.00-13.00 and 14.00-16.00 ; Monday-Friday

    Email:      infowest.belin@vfshelpline.com
    Website: http://www.vfs-be-in.com

    Opening hours:
    8.00-16.00; Monday-Friday
    8.30-12.30 and 14.00-15.00 to the public

    Applicants:
    08.00-13.00 & 14.00-15.00; Monday-Friday

    Travel Agents & Representatives:
    - 01 & 04 applications: 08.00-10.00; Monday-Friday.
    - 05 & above applications: by prior appointment only.

    Collection:
    09.00-17.00; Monday-Friday

    • Belgium Visa Application Centre Bangalore
      2nd Floor, Prestige Atrium,
      No 1, Central Street,
      Bangalore - 560 001

      Tel:      
      +91 (0)22-6515.6567
      Between 08.00-13.00 and 14.00-16.00; Monday-Friday 

      Email: infowest.belin@vfshelpline.com
      Website: http://www.vfs-be-in.com

      Opening hours:

      Applicants:
      08.00-12.00 & 13.00-15.00; Monday-Friday

      Travel Agents & Representatives:

      - 01 & 04 applications: 08.00-10.00; Monday-Friday.
      - 05 & above applications: by prior appointment only.

      Collection:
      15:30 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)

    Visa Fee Details:

    Consulate General in Mumbai:

    1. For visa:

    - Payable to "VFS Belgium"
    - Account 24105038515 at Standard Chartered Bank
    - Payable in Mumbai
    - Dated not later than the presentation of the visa application
    - One bank draft per application/person

    CURRENT APPLICABLE EXCHANGE RATE

    € = 70 Indian rupee

    Visa fee rates : Short Stay SCHENGEN Visa
    General rules
    0 €
    Children 0 to 6 years (- 1 day)
    Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports
    Family members of EU and Swiss citizens : the spouse / the partner with whom the EU citizen has contracted a registered partnership, on the basis of the legislation of any Member State, if the legislation of the host Member State treats registered partnership as equivalent to marriage / the direct descendants who are under the age of 21 or are dependent as well as those of the spouse or partner as defined above / the dependent direct relatives in the ascending line and those of the spouse or partner as defined above.
    School pupils, students, post-graduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training : TO BE EVALUATED CASE PER CASE
    Researchers from third countries travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research : TO BE EVALUATED CASE PER CASE
    35 €
    Children 6-12 (- 1 day)
    35 €
    Visa Facilitation Agreements for following nationalities: Albania,Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine.
    60 €
    All other applicants

    Approved Hospital for Medical 

    MUMBAI

    Dr. M. M. Meraney and Dr. R. Barman
    Breach Candy Hospital and Research Centre
    60 Bhulabhai Desai Road
    Mumbai 400 026
    Dr. M. M. Meraney. Tel: (+91) (022) 23.67.18.88 / 23.67.28.88
    Dr. R. Barman. Tel: (+91) (022) 23.66.78.00 / 23.51.76.75

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