Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Canada

Belgium in Canada

Reduced schedules | Confinement in Quebec

Following the January 6, 2021 decisions of the Government of Quebec, the Consulate General in Montreal operates on a reduced schedule.

From January 11 to February 21, 2021 :

- Open to the public: by appointment only
- Passport applications: by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Visa applications: by appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays
- Other requests: send your request by e-mail

 

You are a Belgian resident in Canada and wish to register in the consular records? You are travelling as a tourist to Canada and you have lost your passport or you need urgent help? You need a visa to travel to Belgium? Do you want to know if you are affected by travel restrictions related to Covid-19? You will find the answers on this site.

The Consulate General in Montreal provides exclusively the consular services in Canada, the Bermuda Islands and the territorial community of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.

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.