Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Finland

Belgium in Finland and Estonia

Welcome to our website


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

17 Sep

From the 18th to the 22nd of September, Belgium will take part to the 72nd General assembly of the United Nations (UN) in New York.

17 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the violent clashes between security forces and Burundese refugees which took place this 15 September in South Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to MONUSCO, these have caused the death of 36 Burundese refugees and of one Congolese officer. The Minister presents his most sincere condolences to the families of the victims.

16 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders has decided to commit USD 350,000 to the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund for the fight against cholera in Haiti. This decision comes in response to the appeal made in the United Nations General Assembly Resolution of 13th July 2017 and to the call for contributions made by the United Nations Secretary General, Mr Antonio Guterres, to UN Member States on 25th July.

12 Sep

Hurricane Irma transited Cuba and Florida yesterday. Deputy Prime Ministers Didier Reynders and Alexander De Croo sympathise with the stricken populations in the region and present their condolences to the victims’ families.  

11 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo makes ten million euro available over the next four years for innovative agricultural research conducted by the ‘Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)’, a worldwide network of research centers contributing to enhanced productivity, food security and sustainability in the agriculture. The funding will support, among others, the further development of the banana genebank of the KU Leuven.