Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem

Belgium in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory

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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’ve 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.

The Belgian Federal and European elections will take place on Wednesday 22nd of May at the Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem between 1:00 pm to 09:00 pm. In Belgium, they will take place on Sunday 26th of May. Registered voters for these elections will find, here below, all useful information concerning the vote.

1. Voters who have chosen to vote in person in Belgium will receive their convocation within the next week.

2. Voters voting by proxy in Belgium will not receive a notification. The proxy voter will receive an extract of the  proxy in Belgium simultaneously with his own convocation.

3. Those voting by correspondence will receive their convocation, their bulletin and the voting procedure in the coming days. These voters will have to send back themselves, their bulletin to Belgium, as soon as possible, so that it reaches the municipality of vote on 26/05/2019 at the latest. In case the bulletin arrives after the election date, it will not be taken into consideration in the results of the elections.

4. Voters voting in person at the Consulate General in Jerusalem (and/or those who vote with a proxy at the Consulate General in Jerusalem) are invited to be present at the Consulate General on Wednesday, May 22nd  2019 between 1:00 pm and 09:00 pm  with an identification document.

Address :  Consulate General of Belgium,  5, Baibars Street, Sheikh Jarrah      9711769 Jérusalem     Jérusalem     Tel . (02) 5828263

NOTE: On Wednesday, May 22nd , the Consulate General of Jerusalem will be open for the elections only. All other consular services will not be available.

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


23 May

Business & Human Rights Peer Learning Meeting: speech by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs and Minister of Defence Didier Reynders (Brussels, 23 May 2019).

17 May

May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). On that day in 1990, the World Health Organization decided to remove homosexuality from the internationally used list of diseases. This year IDAHOT focuses on Justice and protection for all.

15 May

An international campaign for women's and girls' rights, a partnership with the private sector on sustainable chocolate, hackathons in the South and innovation in humanitarian aid. These are a few highlights of the 2018 annual report of the Belgian Development Cooperation published today. 

10 May

Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs and Minister of Defence, mandated Ambassador Renier Nijskens, Special Envoy for the Great Lake region, and Major General Philippe Boucké, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Defence, to undertake a mission to Kinshasa from the 12th to the 15th of May 2019.

30 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Didier Reynders is pleased with the Opinion of the European Court of Justice on the compatibility of the Investment Court System (ICS) with the European Treaties. ICS is the reformed system of dispute settlement between states and investors. It is part of the EU-Canada Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). With its Opinion, the Court dismisses the remaining legal concerns.