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Online appointment scheduling system (short term visas)

A short stay visa, (tourist /family visit or business visa not exceeding 90 days): The Consulate General in Montreal has implemented an online appointment scheduling system. To schedule your appointment, please click here. Making an appointment with the Consulate General is free.

In case you cannot attend your appointment, please reschedule online.

Short stay visa applications shall be lodged no more than three months before the start of the intended visit.

General information

The Consulate general of Belgium in Montreal is the exclusive provider of visa services in Canada for

  • Short stay visas to Belgium and The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Long stay visas to Belgium

No queries related to visas should be sent to the Embassy of Belgium in Ottawa or honorary consulates.

When applying for a short stay visa, personal presence is mandatory at the Consulate general of Belgium in Montreal. If you should want more information about processing times, please consult this link (information provided in French).

Long stay visa applications have to be forwarded by mail (registered or secured mail).

Please do not forget to provide for a prepaid and self-addressed return Xpresspost envelope or FedEx, UPS, Purolator waybill.


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