Embassy of Belgium in Romania

Belgium in Romania

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Romania and would like to register with the Embassy in Bucharest? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Romania as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Romania, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

The Kingdom of Belgium opens honorary consulate in Timișoara

Timișoara - March 2021 The first honorary consulate of the Kingdom of Belgium in Romania has opened in Timișoara. The new honorary consul is Ovidiu Șandor. He is known for developing major urban reconversion projects such as the City Business Center or the ISHO district in the city center. He is also involved in the artistic and cultural life through the Art Encounters Foundation.

Read the full press release here.

Post-Brexit procedures, controls, handling, and traffic flows in/to Belgian seaports

Brexit is a fact. From the 1st of January 2021 onwards, the United Kingdom will no longer be part of the customs union and the internal market of the European Union. In order to best prepare for these new procedures, controls and traffic flows, companies exporting, importing and transporting freight to and from the UK can find relevant information at this link.

Proceduri, controale, manipulare mărfuri și fluxuri de trafic post-Brexit în / către porturile maritime belgiene

Brexit-ul este o realitate. Începând cu 1 ianuarie 2021, Regatul Unit nu va mai face parte din uniunea vamală și piața internă a Uniunii Europene. Pentru a se adapta cât mai bine la noile proceduri, controale și fluxuri de trafic, companiile care exportă, importă și transportă mărfuri către și din Regatul Unit pot gasi mai multe informatii relevante aici. 

Travelling in times of COVID-19

To find out more about the travel conditions between Belgium and Romania, check out our travel advice and the homepage of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs.

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News

30 Jul

July 30 marks the International Day against Human Trafficking, a global phenomenon that concerns every country in the world, including Belgium. Human trafficking can take many forms, such as sexual or economic exploitation, and even involve the sale of organs. However, it always bereaves victims of their human dignity and places them in unbearable, humiliating and degrading situations.

30 Jul

At the Global Education Summit on July 28 and 29 in London, with the theme "Raise your hand," Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy Meryame Kitir announced a Belgian contribution to the 2021-2025 work plan of Global Partnership for Education. GPE is an international fund that promotes universal access to education for both girls and boys and is currently active in some 90 countries.

22 Jul

Belgium has decided to provide emergency assistance to Tunisia, following a request transmitted by this country through the European Mechanism of Civil Protection, in the context of the fight against COVID-19. Tunisia is currently facing a serious deterioration of its health situation and a sharp increase in hospitalizations. The country has informed its European partners of specific needs to help it cope with this situation, including in terms of vaccines. The vaccination rate remains very low in the country and the authorities are trying to accelerate the vaccination campaign.

12 Jul

Belgium has decided to provide emergency assistance to Namibia, following a request transmitted by this country through the European Mechanism for Civil Protection, in the context of the fight against COVID-19. In recent weeks, Namibia has been facing a serious deterioration of its health situation and an increase in hospitalizations. This situation is leading to an important need for protective equipment.

01 Jul

In 1995, an ambitious agreement was reached on twelve domains for action to promote the rights of women and girls - the "Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action". Since then, many initiatives and concrete policy measures have been taken to implement the Platform for Action. Over the years, Belgium has been actively working, both domestically and internationally, to promote gender equality.