Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Finland

Belgium in Finland and Estonia

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The team of the Belgian Embassy in Helsinki. From left to right: Henry Nieminen, consul Marc Fieremans, Anne Varde, Ambassador Philippe Beke, Mari Niiranen, Jeoffrey Narag, Tanja Tuominen and Elina Kuokkanen.

 

Important information for Belgians living in Estonia

Our network of Embassies and Consulates general is being reorganised. As a consequence, our Embassy in Tallinn has closed its doors on 28/02/2015. Since 1st March 2015, Estonia is part of the jurisdiction of our Embassy in Helsinki.

Read more in Dutch or French.

 

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

 

News

20 Jul

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders received, this Thursday 20 July 2017 at the Egmont Palace, his Saudi counterpart Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir. The two Ministers exchanged on bilateral relations, the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia, the fight against terrorism, and the regional situation.

20 Jul

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about the arrest and enduring detention of human rights defenders under the current state of emergency in Turkey. This regards among others 10 human rights activists, including the director of Amnesty International Turkey and two international experts, who were arrested last week in Istanbul.

20 Jul

Today, Belgium is officially announcing its bid to host the European Medicines Agency. Relocating the European Medicines Agency to the Brussels Greater Area will guarantee a seamless, swift and cost-efficient transition of its operations. The Brussels Greater Area is home to the most important European institutions, professional federations, corporate headquarters and civil society organizations, facilitating interaction and dialogue, reducing travel costs and promoting synergies.

18 Jul

Today, during a United Nations High-Level Political Forum in New York, Belgium presents an evaluation report on the efforts our country is undertaking in order to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals. These seventeen goals aim to exclude extreme poverty worldwide by 2030 and to protect our planet. The report is the result of an intense and inclusive process involving the Federal Government, the federated entities and a large number of civil-society organizations.

18 Jul

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, New York, UN: Belgian National Statement by Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo.