Visa for Belgium
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Please note that due to the increasing number of visa applications the Embassy receives, the processing time for a short stay visa (C) takes at least one month. Therefore, we advise you to apply well in advance of your intended travel date.
- Visa Application Procedure
- Required documents
- Handling Fees
- Checking the status of your visa application
Visa Application Procedure
If you are a resident of Jordan or Iraq and you want to apply for a visa for Belgium or Luxembourg, please follow the steps hereunder:
Know your visa type
Create an account
Fill in the
Book an appointment at the VFS center of your choice
Submit the passport, application form and all the supporting documents at the VFS center
Please note that:
- The account can be used later for further applications.
- From this account, you can complete and send different visa application forms (e.g. family members).
- The electronic visa application form is valid for 30 days. During this period, the applicant has to present himself in person at the center of his choice to confirm his application.
- You can apply for a Belgian visa only if:
- Belgium is the only destination you are traveling to in the Schengen zone.
- Your main stay in the Schengen zone will be in Belgium, either in length or purpose of stay.
- Belgium is the first entry to the Schengen zone (in case of equal length of stay in two Schengen states)
For Long stay visa (= more than 90 days), official documents issued by public authorities (marriage, birth, and death certificates, or diplomas, police clearance certificates and affidavits) have to be legalized before submitting. Click here for all details on legalizations.
You can still submit your visa application directly at the Embassy of Belgium after filling out the visa application form on the website https://visaonweb.diplomatie.be and taking appointment via e-mail: email@example.com.
1. Documents required for short stay visa (type C)
2. Documents required for family regrouping visa (type C+D)
- Family regrouping with an EU citizen (type C)
- Intention for Marriage (type C)
- Spouse of a Belgian citizen (type D)
- Spouse of a non-EU citizen (type D)
3. Documents required for long stay visa (type D)
Visa Handling Fees
Short stay visa C (less than 90 days): 60 euro or 54 JOD.
Long stay visa D (more than 90 days): 180 euro or 162 JOD.
Please note that the visa fee is non-refundable.
An additional contribution is required for the processing of certain visa D applications; in this case you will be requested to submit a proof of payment of this additional contribution as a part of your visa application, otherwise your application will be considered inadmissible.
Please note that the handling fee is to be paid at the time of the application. In case the applicant is exempt from paying the handling fee, he or she is not automatically exempt from paying the additional contribution. For more information about this, we refer you to the Immigration Office website.
A service fee of 18 euro (in cash) will be charged by the VFS center. Applicants that are exempt from the visa fee are not exempt from paying the service fee.
Checking the status of your visa application
Belgian embassies and consulates general must submit certain visa applications to the Immigration Office of the Federal Public Service Home Affairs for a final decision. It is the only competent authority with regards to the admittance, stay, residence and removal of foreigners from Belgian territory.
Using your file number, you can check the status of your visa application on the Immigration Office website.
Adress: Antwerpsesteenweg 59B, 1000 Brussels,
Once a decision has been taken by the Immigration Office, the applicant will be informed about the status of the visa application by the VFS center.