Embassy of Belgium in Croatia

Belgium in Croatia

Welcome to our website

 

The Embassy of Belgium in Zagreb offers internship opportunities lasting 10 to 12 weeks for students enrolled in educational institutions/universities at the time of the internship, from mid-February to December 2023.
More information on the terms and conditions of the internship: internship 2023

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Croatia or Bosnia-Herzegovina and would like to register at 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 and in Bosnia Herzegovina, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

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 your 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 1st January 2023, Croatia is member of the Schengen area. Therefore, border control at borders between Croatia and Slovenia and between Croatia and Hungary are abolished. Border control at the airports for travel within the Schengen zone will be abolished from March 26, 2023.

However Belgian travellers (adults and children) should always carry a valid travel document (passport or id-card) to travel in Croatia.

 - Belgian tourists are encouraged to register themselves on the following website before travelling: www.travellersonline.diplomatie.be.

- Attention : Belgians who reported a lost ID before travelling but, in the meanwhile, found it again, are recommended to apply for a new ID because the old one may stay 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 1st January 2023, the Euro is the national 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

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.