Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Japan

Nationality

Belgian nationality (a synonym for “Belgian citizenship”) is regulated since January the 1st 1985 through the Belgian Nationality Act (WBN/CNB). Before that date the Combined Laws of 1932 were applicable. You can read more on the website of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs

The possession of the Belgian nationality is a basic condition for being registered at the Embassy in Tokyo and for receiving its full administrative and consular services.

A child born in a foreign country will not always automatically possess the Belgian nationality even if one or both of the parents are Belgian and might, under certain circumstances, have lost it. One may have lost the Belgian nationality by acquiring another one.

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  • which type of nationality file can NOT be processed by the Embassy in Tokyo?
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