Welcome to our website
Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Croatia or Bosnia-Herzgovina and would like to register with the Embassy in Zagreb? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Croatia or BiH 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 Croatia, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
Due to the situation in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic in Croatia, the Embassy of Belgium in Zagreb favors remote contact for the processing of consular questions:
- For emergencies or urgent matters that need to be addressed as soon as possible, please call the Embassy via the following number: +385 1 457 89 01 or the emergency number +385 98 203 044 outside of the office hours.
- For questions, requests, appointments and other non-urgent matters, please contact the Embassy via e-mail and include all the relevant information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- If a visit to the Embassy is necessary, please make an appointment in advance with our consular services, via email@example.com. Visits to the Embassy will take place according to epidemiological measures (wearing of a mask, disinfecting hands, social distance). If you feel sick or have a fever, you should refrain from visiting the Embassy!
LOST OR STOLEN DOCUMENT
If you are a Belgian citizen who is currently travelling in Croatia and your identity document is stolen or lost, please call our embassy in case you are in Zagreb or in its surroundings or contact one of our Honorary Consulates according to location in Croatia.
INFORMATION REGARDING ACTIVE COVID-19 MEASURES IN BELGIUM AND CROATIA
COVID-19 - Travel to Belgium
COVID-19 - Travel to Croatia
IMPORTANT GENERAL INFORMATION FOR BELGIANS TRAVELLING TO CROATIA
- Since 1 July 2013, Croatia is an European Union memberstate. Attention: Croatia is not yet part of the « Schengen » zone, which means you will be checked at the Croatian border.
- Belgian tourists are encouraged to register themselves on the following website before travelling: www.travellersonline.diplomatie.be.
- Belgian travellers (adults and children) should always have a valid travel document (passport or id-card) to enter and leave Croatia.
- Attention : Belgians who reported a lost travel document before travelling but, in the meanwhile, found it again, should inform their local community at once before travelling to Croatia. If you fail to do so, your travel document will be signalled as ‘lost’ and you could find yourself blocked at the border.
- In case you’ve forgotten or lost your travel document (or it was stolen) and you are on Slovenian territory (including on the Croatian border but still on Slovenian territory), please contact our honorary consulat in Ljubljana or Embassy in Vienna.
- In case you’ve forgotten or lost your travel document(or it was stolen) and you are on Croatian territory, please contact the Embassy in Zagreb or one of our Honorary consuls according to your location in Croatia.
- Since 7 April 2017, Belgian travellers should be prepared to face longer waiting times at the Croatian border crossings because of stricter EU border controls. You can follow the situation at the land border crossings via the following link: http://www.hak.hr/en.
- The Kuna (+/- 7,4 Kuna = 1 euro) is the valid currency in Croatia.
- There is free movement of goods within the EU, including in Croatia.
- If you travel with pets (dogs, cats or ferrets), European Union legislation is also valid in Croatia: your pet should be micro-chipped and have a valid European Pet Passport.