Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Finland

Belgium in Finland and Estonia

Welcome to our website

 
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

16 Apr

In the margins of the 64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), Belgium, together with some other partners, organized an event on fair access to regulated medicines in Covid-times.

15 Apr

From today onwards, Belgium will chair the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on emerging technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, the so-called “Killer Robots”. This group of experts, which meets within the framework of the Convention on certain conventional weapons in Geneva, aims to clarify the legal, technological and military issues raised by these new technologies, mainly with regard to respect for international humanitarian law.

13 Apr

Today, the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announces the figures for Official Development Assistance (ODA) for the past year. The most important donors for international cooperation are represented in this Development Assistance Committee.

12 Apr

Five months after the start of the conflict in Tigray, more and more testimonies about extreme violence are coming forward. Therefore, Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir has decided to increase the funds for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) by four million euros specifically for the reception and protection of victims.

01 Apr

On Thursday 1 April, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès spoke with her counterpart Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. The two ministers reviewed the bilateral and regional cooperation, including between the Benelux countries and the Baltic States, of which they each hold the Presidency. Finally, the two ministers discussed several international issues on the European agenda, notably Belarus, China and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.