Embassy opening hours
The Belgian Embassy in Tokyo is exceptionally open from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., only by appointment.
Please read before visiting our embassy: Covid-19: New Normal at the Embassy
COVID-19: Travel Restrictions
DISCLAIMER: This overview is based on currently available information. This information will be updated regularly. No rights can be derived from this overview.
Going to Belgium
There are currently no restrictions on non-essential travel to Belgium for residents of Japan (Japanese nationals, Belgians, and foreign nationals with a Japanese residence permit).
- For the latest sanitary measures to be followed by all travelers to Belgium, as well as visas for Belgium, go to Visa for Belgium
Traveling (back) to Japan
The Japanese government has taken temporary measures concerning Belgian travelers and/or travelers from Belgium (and many other countries):
- Ban on entry to the territory for travelers who come from Belgium or who have stayed in Belgium in the past 14 days,
- Abolition of the visa exemption for short stays (stays of less than 90 days) for Belgians,
- Cancellation of long-stay visas (stay of more than 90 days) issued by the Embassy of Japan in Belgium before March 20, 2020, to foreigners who have not yet arrived in Japanese territory.
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<- Building of the Embassy in Tokyo, situated on “Belgium Square” in Kojimachi.
Are you moving to Japan or are you going to visit Japan? Please make sure that you read our frequently asked questions about travel to Japan before starting your journey.
Do you live in Japan? If you are a Belgian citizen, please register with the Embassy, by visiting our consular section in Tokyo or by sending us an e-mail. Also, go to our consular services pages for more information about what we can do for Belgian citizens living in Japan and Japanese citizens who want to come to Belgium.
If you are interested in Belgium and would like to study, work or do business in Belgium, please check the latest opportunities in terms of scholarships and executive training, or read some general information about the relations between Belgium and Japan.