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Biometrics - 'Flying Consul' Missions

Upcoming ‘Flying Consul’ Missions 


4-6 October 2021


18-21 October 2021

To register for an appointment, go to page in French or page in Dutch

Both Belgian passport and identity card now contain biometric data: in addition to the data concerning your identity and your nationality, your signature, your photo and your fingerprints are registered.

Each year, the Consulate General in Montreal organises several biometric data collection missions (‘Flying Consul’). During these trips, the Consul travels to a large metropolitan area in Canada with mobile equipment, so that you can register your biometrics closer to home. As part of a passport application, you can also pre-register your data: this pre-registration then remains valid for 1 year.  

These missions, temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will gradually resume in the fall of 2021. The dates of the next missions are announced above. In addition, in anticipation of these missions, Belgians living in the cities and regions concerned are notified by e-mail.

We understand the difficulties that the suspension of these missions has been causing and thank you for your patience and for your understanding. 

Please note: in order to be included in the list of appointments for these missions, you must first be registered in the consular registers of the Consulate General in Montreal.

To register for an appointment, go to page in French or page in Dutch