Embassy and Consulate of Belgium in Vietnam

Belgium in Vietnam

COVID-19

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 Opening hours to the general public

The embassy is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm and 1:30pm to 4pm and can be reached by phone at +84 24 393 461 79

On the occasion of Vietnamese New Year, the Embassy is closed on:

Friday 20/1/2023 - Thursday 26/1/2023

Except for urgent matters, the Embassy of Belgium in Hanoi will only receive visitors with confirmed appointment. You are therefore requested to fix an appointment by phone +84 24 3934 6179 or email hanoi@diplobel.fed.be before coming to the Embassy.

We also answer your questions via email at hanoi@diplobel.fed.be.
Emergency number outside the opening hours: +84 91 322 15 00

 

 Visa for Belgium

The Belgian Visa Application Center in Vietnam for visa applications and legalizations (http://www.vfsglobal.com/Belgium/Vietnam/index.html):
- Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi: Open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 
- Danang: Open on Tuesday

For more information: contact the Embassy or VFS. Please click here to book your appointment with VFS.

!!! Attention to all visa applicants !!!

The Benelux countries (Belgium - The Netherlands - Luxembourg) have agreed to recognize the new ‘blue’ Vietnamese passport provided that a stamp indicating the place of birth is applied in the "Observations" pages of the passport. This stamp can only be applied by Vietnamese immigration authorities or Vietnamese diplomatic representative agencies abroad.

The traveller has to respect the sanitary measures taken by Belgium. Therefore, he/she must keep updated on the evolution of the health situation in Belgium on the website https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/.

 

Latest updates from Covid-19 measures in Vietnam

  • The government advises to wash hands regularly, wear masks in public. Further restrictions may apply locally in the event of a local outbreak.
  • Most trades and services are back in business. Flights, public transportation, inter-provincial transportation, hotels, monuments, tourism attractions, and government offices have reopened with safety measures in place. 

 

Informative websites on Covid-19

We recommend you to regularly consult:

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News

26 Jan

On Thursday 26 January 2023, the charter of Philip of Alsace, Count of Flanders, which was kept in the Benedictine Abbey of Messines (Mesen) in West Flanders, and which had disappeared at the beginning of the First World War, was officially handed over to the State Archives of Belgium. The charter had resurfaced at The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (The Met) in December 2016. In early 2020, The Met agreed return this precious document, which is part of our cultural heritage, to Belgium.

19 Jan

Belgium will send 3,000 tons of salt to Ukraine to deice public roads in the current winter conditions.

12 Jan

In 2023, the FPS Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation is recruiting to strengthen its services, both in Brussels and abroad.

18 Dec

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on Belgian nationals visiting Iran to leave the country as soon as possible in view of the increased risk of arbitrary detention in the light of the current deterioration of the security situation throughout Iran.

12 Dec

This year, Belgium has allocated 1,637,000 euros to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the prevention of nuclear proliferation and the promotion of nuclear cooperation in the fields of medicine, scientific research and of farming.