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Do you live in Japan and need a visa to go to Belgium for private/professional/academic purposes?

Find all information about the visa application procedure on the following page: Steps to apply

Note for Schengen visa applicants:

  • Japanese Citizens do not need a short stay Schengen visa when they travel to Belgium for a short visit (the stay in the Schengen zone should not exceed 90 days per period of 180 days).
  • Non-Japanese citizens should check on the webpage of  European Commission whether they need a short stay Schengen visa for their intended trip.
  • Please note that you may submit your visa application only 90 days before the intended date of departure.
  • We strongly recommend that you apply at least 3 weeks before the intended date of departure.
  • If you hold special passport or travel document such as Diplomatic/Official/Service, etc.,  please contact us by e-mail.

Steps to apply

Types of Visas

Information on the GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation. Information to be provided to applicants concerning the processing of personal data in the Visa Information System (VIS) provided upon short stay visa applications

Privacy statement. Processing of personal data in the context of a visa application