Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Finland

Belgium in Finland and Estonia

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In the current circumstances, we have had to adapt our consular services to protect the health of our visitors and our personnel as much as possible. Our consular desk now serves only by appointment. Please make an appointment by telephone +358 9 17 04 12 or by email (helsinki@diplobel.fed.be). 

In addition, we kindly ask all Belgians in Finland and in Estonia to provide us with their contact details:

  • Belgians already registered at the embassy need to make sure we have their most recent contact details
  • Belgian tourists are asked to register themselves on https://travellersonline.diplomatie.be
  • Belgians temporarily residing in Finland or Estonia (such as students) are asked to provide us with their contact details (including email address and phone number) by email (helsinki@diplobel.fed.be)

 


The team of the Belgian Embassy in Helsinki. From left to right: Anna Kalliola, Deputy Head of Mission Karel Tousseyn, Ambassador Carl Peeters, Mari Niiranen, Jeoffrey Narag, Jessica Diepenbroek and Olli Törö.

 

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

30 Jul

July 30 marks the International Day against Human Trafficking, a global phenomenon that concerns every country in the world, including Belgium. Human trafficking can take many forms, such as sexual or economic exploitation, and even involve the sale of organs. However, it always bereaves victims of their human dignity and places them in unbearable, humiliating and degrading situations.

30 Jul

At the Global Education Summit on July 28 and 29 in London, with the theme "Raise your hand," Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy Meryame Kitir announced a Belgian contribution to the 2021-2025 work plan of Global Partnership for Education. GPE is an international fund that promotes universal access to education for both girls and boys and is currently active in some 90 countries.

22 Jul

Belgium has decided to provide emergency assistance to Tunisia, following a request transmitted by this country through the European Mechanism of Civil Protection, in the context of the fight against COVID-19. Tunisia is currently facing a serious deterioration of its health situation and a sharp increase in hospitalizations. The country has informed its European partners of specific needs to help it cope with this situation, including in terms of vaccines. The vaccination rate remains very low in the country and the authorities are trying to accelerate the vaccination campaign.

17 Jul

We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and Ukraine, whose countries comprise the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), today mark the seventh anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, resulting in the tragic deaths of 298 passengers and crew members. Our thoughts remain with those who perished on board, their families and loved ones.

12 Jul

Belgium has decided to provide emergency assistance to Namibia, following a request transmitted by this country through the European Mechanism for Civil Protection, in the context of the fight against COVID-19. In recent weeks, Namibia has been facing a serious deterioration of its health situation and an increase in hospitalizations. This situation is leading to an important need for protective equipment.