Travel to Belgium

All information for those wishing to come to Belgium.

Visa for Belgium - Visto para Bélgica

All information on applying for a visa to Belgium.
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Competent authority for visa applications

All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Immigration Office of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium.

General information

Measures currently in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

For travel to Belgium from third countries that are not designated "very high risk zones", there are no more Covid-19 travel restrictions. Angola is currently not designated as a high risk zone.

For more information on travelling to Belgium and the Covid-19 pandemic, please visit

Visa applications at VFS Global

All visa applications are submitted via the outsourcing company VFS Global, with the exception of visa applications for holders of diplomatic and other official passports and family members of Belgian nationals

Family members of Belgian nationals can apply through VFS or directly through the Embassy: please send an email to to book an appointment and learn about the required documents (only family members of Belgian nationals).

Applicants now also have the possibility to apply for a visa already 6 months before their travel date. Please note that the application must be submitted at least 15 days before the desired travel date.

How to submit your visa application

In order to prepare your application, you have to determine which visa type you need, and check whether you’re eligible to apply for it.

Then, you’ll need to know the documents that you’ll have to submit along with your application, how long the application might take and fees you’ll have to pay.

Each application must comply with the guidelines applicable for its visa category.

If your documents are not in Dutch, French or German, you may need to get translations prepared before applying.

All the necessary instructions can be found on the VFS website

VFS application centre in Luanda
Visa Application Centre, 3rd Floor,
Vernon Building, Luanda 

VFS Call Centre: +244 225 300 200 

In order to apply for a visa, you must make an appointment with VFS via their website and pay the service fee to submit your application at a fixed date and time.

At your appointment with VFS, please bring the passport/copy of all applicants.

Completed applications are then forwarded to the Belgian Embassy.

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