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

22 Jan

On Thursday January 21, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on the sidelines of his visit to the European institutions. This was a first meeting with her counterpart. In a frank atmosphere, the Deputy Prime Minister had the opportunity to discuss a number of important issues for Belgium but also to express some concerns.

30 Dec

Tomorrow, 31 December, Belgium's sixth mandate in the UN Security Council (VNVR) will come to an end. Two and a half years ago, our country had received the support of no less than 181 countries to sit at the table of the most important body for international peace and security for two years. During those two years, Belgium has been active on all the dossiers on the agenda of this body.

23 Dec

Belgium is supporting the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria with a contribution of 2 million euros, in response to the organization's 2020 call for contributions for the country. The ICRC's action is essential and its neutral and independent humanitarian approach, in accordance with the mandate given by the States, makes it a key player in the protection and assistance to the populations affected by the conflict in Syria.

22 Dec

No country in the world will be safe from COVID-19 as long as not all countries are safe. That is why the Belgian Minister for Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir is making 4 million euros available for the COVAX initiative. COVAX is a global collaboration with governments and pharmaceutical companies to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are available and accessible to all countries worldwide.

18 Dec

On Thursday December 17 and Friday December 18, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès held successive bilateral meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, H.E. Ara Aivazian, and her counterpart of Azerbaijan, H.E. Jeyhun Bayramov, on the occasion of their visit to Brussels and in the margins of the partnership dialogue with the European Union.