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Visa for Belgium if you live in Jordan or Iraq

 

1. Where, when and how can you submit a visa application?

2. How much is the handling fee (cost for processing your visa application)?

3. Required documents

4. Checking the status of your visa application 

5. Medical certificate - Certified doctors

6. Contact

 

1. Where, when and how can you submit a visa application?

New Online Visa Application Procedure as from 03/09/2018

The visa application forms (short stay and long stay) have to be filled out online and submitted electronically to the VFS Visa Application Center (VAC).

You can find more details at the following link: https://visaonweb.diplomatie.be/

Procedure to be followed:

1. The applicant / head of family has to create an account at the following address: https://visaonweb.diplomatie.be/ 
2. Fill out and send the electronic visa application form from this website 
3. The applicant will receive then a copy of the visa application form at the email address mentioned in his account. 
4. Please print the form and go to the Visa Application Center you have chosen in your application. Make sure to bring the required supporting documents and the visa &service fees. 
5. At the visa application center, your picture will be taken live (for all applicants – short stay AND long stay). The fingerprints will be taken only for the short stay visas if it’s required. 
6. Your visa application will be processed, as usual, at the Belgian Embassy. 
7. You can follow the status/evolution of your application on the following links:
-  https://dofi.ibz.be/sites/dvzoe/en/Pages/home.aspx (Track your application)
-  Belgian Ministry of Interior: ODE - FR or DVZ - NL

(please type the visa application’s file number obtained at the Belgian Embassy - request to be done at the following email address: amman@diplobel.fed.be, please don’t forget to clearly mention your exact last and first name as mentioned on your passport + your date of birth + passport number).

Please note that:

a) The account you have created can be used later for further applications.

b) From this account, you can complete and send different visa application’s forms (for all the members of your family, for example).

c) The visa application form you have created electronically is valid for 30 days. If during that time, you haven’t been at the Visa Application Center to confirm your application, your visa application form will be deleted.

Click here for all details about Belgian Visa Application Centers in Jordan.

It is possible to submit your visa application at the Embassy in Amman provided you first make an appointment. Please note that waiting times are longer than at the VAC. Appointments can only be made via e-mail: amman@diplobel.fed.be

 
2. How much is the handling fee (cost for processing your visa application)?

The handling fee is paid in Jordan Dinar is as per the exchange rate communicated by the Embassy of Belgium in Amman. The same is subject to change without notice. The visa fee is non-refundable.

The handling fee for a short term stay visa (C) is 60 euro or 54 JOD.

For a long term stay visa (D) the handling fee is 180 euro or 162 JOD.

An additional contribution is required for the processing of certain visa D applications, in which case you will be requested to submit a proof of payment of this additional contribution as a part of your visa application. If you are unable to do so at the time of the submission of your application, the 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 exempted from paying the additional contribution. For more information about this, we refer you to the Immigration Office website.

Applicants submitting their files at the Belgian VAC shall be levied a service fee of the equivalent of 18 euro in JOD per request, in cash. Applicants that are exempt from the visa fee are not exempt from paying this service fee.

 
3. Required documents

For more information on the documents to submit with your visa application, please click on the link of the website of the FPS Home Affairs Immigration Office.

According to the type of long stay visa (D visa) you require, you might have to present a medical certificate you can obtain via one of the doctors certified by the Embassy of Belgium. See below point 5 for details.

Official documents issued by public authorities (marriage, birth, and death certificates, or diplomas, police clearance certificates and affidavits) have to be legalised before the submission in a visa file. Click here for all details on legalisations.

If those documents are not directly written in English, they have to be translated by a sworn translator in one of the Belgian national language. Click here for all details on translations. 

Short stay visa (= max. 90 days)

Since October 2015 a harmonized list of supporting documents imposed to persons who are subject to visa (C) requirement and are residing in Jordan. This list is the result of an Implementing Decision of the European Commission. U can check which documents u need on the website of VFS Jordanië.

The overseas travel medical insurance required for short stay visa (C visa) and valid for all Schengen-countries has to cover the applicant for at least 30000 Euros or equivalent, for all risks e.g. accident, illness, medical emergency evacuation, repatriation of mortals remains etc. The policy has to clearly specify the period of validity and has to cover the entire duration of the trip including the date of arrival & departure. Please click on the following link for the approved list of insurance companies in Jordan.

Please note that the Travel Insurance policy needs to be duly signed by the applicant before submitting the same with the application. 

Biometry - Visa Information System

All Schengen visa applicants must appear in person, except for children younger than 12, to have their 10 fingerprints and their photograph registered. These data are stored for 5 years in the VIS. The fingerprint registration procedure only takes a few minutes and identifies you with certainty as the sole licensee of the visa. It protects you against falsification or abuse of your identity (for instance, if your passport is stolen) and optimizes the border crossing. For more extensive information, we refer you to the European Union website.

Long stay visa (= more than 90 days)

According to the type of long stay visa (D visa) you require, you might have to present a medical certificate you can obtain via one of the doctors certified by the Embassy / Consulate General of Belgium. See below point 5 for details.

Official documents issued by public authorities (marriage, birth, and death certificates, or diplomas, police clearance certificates and affidavits) have to be legalised before the submission in a visa file. Click here for all details on legalisations.

If those documents are not directly redacted in English, they have to be translated by a sworn translator in one of the Belgian national language. Click here for all details on translations.  

 
4. 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.

In such a case, your file number will be communicated to you by the embassy or consulate general upon the submission of your file to the Immigration Office. From this stage onwards, the Immigration Office is the only authority to contact, if you wish to know the status of your application.

With the file number you can inquire about the status of your application. Using this number, you can also check the status of your visa application on the Immigration Office website.

Adress: Antwerpsesteenweg 59B, 1000 Brussels,
Tel.: +32.2.793.80.00,
Mail: infodesk@ibz.fgov.be

With your passport number and last name, you can also track your visa application on the Belgian website of VFS (click here).

Once a decision has been taken, The Belgian Embassy will inform you personally.

 
5. Medical certificate - Certified doctors

If you need a medical certificate we invite you to contact one of the approved doctors from the list.

 
6. Contact

Should you still have questions on visa procedures after reading carefully this entire website, please contact the of Belgium at amman@diplobel.fed.be

Should you need information or details on your visa application, you may contact us via VFS.