Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem

Belgium in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory

Welcome to our website

For information regarding any updates on visa applications, do please go to "Visa for Belgium".

For passports and identity card applications, please book an appointment via https://appointment.diplomatie.be/Home/Index/b81de6ef-2fa3-4f34-b424-93756c1b3ecc.

For urgent and other matters, please send an email to jerusalem@diplobel.fed.be (not via phone).  

Numerous consular services are only provided via email (jerusalem@diplobel.fed.be):

  • Request for a consular attestation: you send us, by email, a scanned copy of the completed and signed request form. As soon as the attestation is ready, an appointment will be made to withdraw the attestation and pay the consular fee.
  • Request to update your marital status: you send us, by email, a scanned copy of the required documents. After verification of these, an appointment will be given for the presentation of the original documents.
  • Life certificate request: processed entirely by email.
  • Special nationality files: you send us, by email, a scanned copy of the required documents. After verification of these, an appointment will be given for the presentation of the original documents.

The Belgian consulate general in Jerusalem offers you from 23 November 2020 the possibility to register online in the consular population registers.

You have access to this website if you:

  • are Belgian;
  • are no (longer) registered in a Belgian municipality since you have notified your departure abroad to this municipality;
  • hold a valid and activated Belgian eID;
  • know your PIN-code and possess a cart reader.

Jerusalem

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Jerusalem and would like to register with the consulate general in Jerusalem? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through the Palestinian Territory as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you have come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

An awareness campaign has been launched in Belgium and is addressed to the potential asylum-seekers. It underlines the false and misleading information circulating about the procedure of asylum application in Belgium. More information to be found in the website www.factsaboutbelgium.be.

News

26 Jan

On Thursday 26 January 2023, the charter of Philip of Alsace, Count of Flanders, which was kept in the Benedictine Abbey of Messines (Mesen) in West Flanders, and which had disappeared at the beginning of the First World War, was officially handed over to the State Archives of Belgium. The charter had resurfaced at The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (The Met) in December 2016. In early 2020, The Met agreed return this precious document, which is part of our cultural heritage, to Belgium.

19 Jan

Belgium will send 3,000 tons of salt to Ukraine to deice public roads in the current winter conditions.

12 Jan

In 2023, the FPS Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation is recruiting to strengthen its services, both in Brussels and abroad.

18 Dec

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on Belgian nationals visiting Iran to leave the country as soon as possible in view of the increased risk of arbitrary detention in the light of the current deterioration of the security situation throughout Iran.

12 Dec

This year, Belgium has allocated 1,637,000 euros to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the prevention of nuclear proliferation and the promotion of nuclear cooperation in the fields of medicine, scientific research and of farming.