Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Canada

Belgium in Canada

You are a Belgian resident in Canada and you wish to register in the consular records? You urgently need a new passport? You are planning a visit to Belgium and you would like to know if you need a visa? You wish to know if you are affected by travel restrictions related to COVID-19? You will find the answers on this website.

If you live in Canada, in Bermuda or in the Territorial Collectivity of Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon and you need consular services, the Consulate General in Montreal is your unique point of contact.

The Consulate General can be reached by phone from 8AM to 1PM and from 2PM to 4PM (Montreal Time) from Monday to Friday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is open to the public by appointment only. 

Due to technical difficulties, our phone lines have not been working optimally lately. If you wish to reach the Consulate General, we kindly advise you to send an email to montreal@diplobel.fed.be. Our apologies for the inconvenience. 

A lot of information is available on this website. If you cannot find the information needed, send us an email. In the interest of an informative answer, please identify yourself properly by stating your name, date of birth, nationality and contact details. 

 

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.