Embassy of Belgium in Thailand

Belgium in Thailand

Covid-19

Information on the Coronavirus is regularly updated in Dutch and French.

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Embassy accessible by appointment only

Visitors whose presence at the embassy is necessary, are requested to make an appointment beforehand.

The Embassy can be reached by telephone from Monday to Thursday from 8am to 12am and from 1pm to 4pm and on Friday from 8am to 12am and from 1pm to 3pm on +66 2 108 1800.
 

 

Travelling to Belgium from a country considered safe by Belgium:

There are no longer any specific travel restrictions for people residing in Australia, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Rwanda, New Zealand, Uruguay and Thailand. From now on, all types of visa applications from Thailand (same conditions as before) can be submitted. Regardless of whether or not the traveler is subject to visa requirements, all travelers must be able to prove that they meet the Schengen entry requirements when arriving at the Schengen external borders by means of the necessary documents.

Furthermore, before travelling, passengers must fill out the Public Health Passenger Locator Form (PLF) in all situations described on it. Upon arrival, they will also have to respect the sanitary measures taken by Belgium. Therefore, they must keep updated on the evolution of the health situation in Belgium on the website https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/.

 

Consular services:

Appointments for consular matters can be made by selecting the date and time of the appointment on our electronic calendar (E-appointment) by selecting the subject and clicking here (link - use Google Chrome).

If you are having difficulty registering your appointment online, please send us an email to consular.bangkok@diplobel.fed.be indicating the reason for the appointment and the preferred dates / times.
 

Guidelines for visitors:

  • If you have been ill or have had symptoms for the past two weeks, please postpone your visit to the embassy.
  • This also applies if you live with someone who has had symptoms or has recently had contact with someone who has had COVID-19 symptoms. Preferably check your temperature before going to the embassy.
  • Wear a mask.

Use the alcohol gel available at the entrance of the embassy.

 

Visa for Thailand

If your Thai visa has expired after 26 March 2020, you have received an automatic extension until 31 October 2020.
 

If you are not able to extend your current visa, please, prepare to leave the country before 31 October 2020. Please, contact Immigration to review your options: https://www.immigration.go.th/en
 

Belgian citizens have been able to return to Belgium at any time throughout the corona crisis and there are still regular flights to major European cities. The embassy does not issue so-called “extension letters” for Belgian citizens registered as residing in Belgium.

 

Informative websites on Covid-19

We recommend you to regularly consult:

News

20 Oct

This Tuesday October 20 Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir participates to a ministerial roundtable aimed at mobilizing funding and political commitments to meet the needs in the Central Sahel region, particularly Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.

18 Oct

The Tenth Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) adopted a Belgian resolution aimed at combating the manufacturing and trafficking of falsified medical products. Trafficking in falsified medicines and medical products is a very lucrative business. This only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the demand for such products has increased exponentially. Globally, the most vulnerable are the first to suffer.

16 Oct

Former Minister Inge Vervotte has been appointed by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as member of the five-member board of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (UNVTF).

13 Oct

Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for victims of human trafficking, especially women and children. The Trust Fund supports more than 3,500 victims of human trafficking every year through its NGO partners. With a contribution of 2 million euros, Belgium is the largest donor to the Trust Fund.

10 Oct

On the occasion of the 18th European and World Day against the Death Penalty, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès wishes to underline Belgium's commitment to the universal abolition of the death penalty.