Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem

Belgium in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territory

Welcome to our website

Attention. Restricted access to the Consulate due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Reopening of the Consulate - no access without confirmed appointment.

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

Due to the health crisis, the following changes have been made to the normal operation of the Consulate:

1. All visits to the Consulate must be by appointment. There is no access possible anymore without previous appointment.

2. Numerous consular activities will be proceeded only via emails jerusalem@diplobel.fed.be.

  • Request for a consular attestation: you send us, by e-mail, 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 e-mail, 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 e-mail.
  • Special nationality files: you send us, by e-mail, 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.

Thank you to respect specific rules of health prudence during your visit to the Consulate. These rules will be explained upon confirmation of the appointment. Please do respect them strictly, for the good of all.

 
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’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.

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

24 May

The Netherlands and Australia have initiated a dispute settlement procedure against Russia in the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the context of the destruction of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014. 

18 May

The SheDecides movement is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year. In 2017, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden launched She Decides. It was originally a response to the U.S. administration's backtracking with the reintroduction and expansion of the so-called 'Global Gag Rule' policy that targeted U.S. funding for NGOs operating abroad if they provided abortion services or contributed to abortion advocacy. 

17 May

The Kingdom of Belgium, as a founding member and the host nation of both the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, welcomes the application of the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to become NATO member.

16 May

Since 2004, the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 has reminded us that discrimination against LGBTQI+ persons is still frequent.

12 May

Meryame Kitir, Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, launched the new bilateral cooperation programme together with Palestinian Prime Minister Shtayyeh on Thursday 12 May.