Embassy of Belgium in Croatia

Belgium in Croatia

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: zagreb@diplobel.fed.be

- If a visit to the Embassy is necessary, please make an appointment in advance with our consular services, via zagreb@diplobel.fed.be. 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. 

 

 

News

27 Oct

During her working visit to Burkina Faso on 26 October, Meryame Kitir, Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, has presented the Belgian regional climate programme for the Sahel. It is the first time that Belgium invests in a regional programme with a specific focus on international climate action.

25 Oct

Meryame Kitir, Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, will visit Burkina Faso from 24 to 26 October and Senegal from 27 to 30 October. The working visit will mainly focus on international climate action. Minister Kitir will meet with key figures from both countries - national authorities, NGOs and humanitarian organisations – that Kitir wants to support through constructive partnerships.

21 Oct

This 21 October, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophiè Wilmes welcomed several dozens of young representatives from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg to the Benelux Youth Forum 2021 during a reception at the Egmont Palace.

13 Oct

On Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 October, Belgium participated alongside nine other Member States and the European Commission in a hearing at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to support the European Parliament and the Council of the EU in their defense of the rule of law conditionality mechanism. This mechanism is being challenged before the CJEU by Poland and Hungary.

10 Oct

On the occasion of the 19th European and World Day against the Death Penalty, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès reaffirms Belgium’s commitment to the universal abolition of the death penalty.