Embassy of Belgium in Thailand

Belgium in Thailand

The Embassy of Belgium in Bangkok will be closed on Friday 26th of February 2021 (Makha Bucha) In case of emergency, please contact the following number: +66 (0) 818 339 987

 

Covid-19 Updates

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

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In order  to limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) the Belgian authorities have decided to introduce a ban on travel for non-essential purposes (recreational, tourism, etc.) to and from Belgium.

The different measures which apply on the Belgian territory can be found on https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/faq/.

These measures apply until 1 April 2021.

No matter where you live, we invite you to follow carefully the recommendations of the local authorities and to adopt protecting gestures. The measures are being taken  depending on the evolution of  the current health situation and therefore, are subject to change at any time.

 

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

For information about applying for Thai visa extensions, please visit www.immigration.go.th or contact a Thai Immigration Bureau. The Embassy of Belgium will not issue any support letters for visa extensions. 

For visa applications to Thailand from Belgium, please contact the Royal Thai Embassy in Brussels : https://www.thaiembassy.be/visa/?lang=en

 

Informative websites on Covid-19

We recommend you to regularly consult:

News

01 Mar

On Monday March 1, a donor conference on Yemen was organized by the UN in cooperation with Sweden and Switzerland. Minister for Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir announced a contribution of €5 million to support the Yemen Humanitarian Fund. "It is important that we continue to pay attention to the needs of ordinary Yemenis who are suffering greatly from this humanitarian crisis that has now lasted for more than six years," Kitir said. "This is the time to show international solidarity."

23 Feb

On Monday, 22 February, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès addressed the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva during its high-level segment. The Conference on Disarmament, of which Belgium is a permanent member, was established in 1979. To date, it is the only multilateral instrument dedicated to the negotiation of disarmament agreements. Disarmament and non-proliferation are crucial issues for international peace and security and as such constitute a priority for Belgium's foreign policy.

22 Feb

Today, February 22, the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council started in Geneva and will continue until March 23. On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie addressed the ministerial part of the session. She presented the priorities of the Belgian government and shared some reflections on the current challenges in the field of human rights.

22 Feb

Today, February 22nd, in the context of the Belgian Presidency of the Benelux, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès invited the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms. Fatou Bensouda, and her fellow EU Foreign Ministers for an informal meeting with the 27 EU Ministers ahead of the monthly Foreign Affairs Council. Ms. Bensouda started her mandate as Prosecutor in 2012 and will finish it in June this year.

12 Feb

On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès reaffirms Belgium's commitment to improving the protection of children in armed conflict. The United Nations aims to improve the situation of these children by addressing the six most serious violations of children's rights: killing and maiming, sexual violence, abduction, attacks on schools or hospitals, denial of access to humanitarian aid and finally, the recruitment of child soldiers.