Belgium visa requirements for Botswanas

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Botswanas visiting Belgium

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Belgian Visa.


  • A Botswana passport valid for at least three months from the intended departure date from Belgium with two blank pages for stamps.
  • Completed and signed visa application form.
  • Two colored passport-sized photographs.
  • Medical travel insurance.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Proof of sufficient funds.
  • Travel documents.
  • Copy of trip itinerary.
  • Flight-return ticket.
  • Visa fees.

Belgium Visa for Botswanas

Facts about Belgium


Belgium is a prime tourist site due to its historical landmark, modern architecture and rural idylls. Also, the country is visited by a lot of business tourists. The country is also famous for its long traditions in arts, fashion, and its cuisine. Tourists in the country can be guaranteed of a very good time as there are a lot of things to see all over the city and activities like hiking, biking and camping to engage in. While in the country, there are various festivals to attend at different periods throughout the year. Mussels, Balletjes, Stoemp, Waffles, and other special Belgian delicacies will leave you asking for more, be sure to try these cuisines out.
 
Tourism in Belgium has been on the up since 2009. The number of visitors who visited Belgium in 2009 was just over 12 million which increased to 16 million in 2017. It has been estimated that these numbers will continue to increase in the years to come. The tourism industry generates about 2.8% of Belgium’s gross domestic product and employs about 3.3% of the working population.
 
Foreigners are not allowed to enter or leave the country with more €10,000 or its equivalent in any currency. Avoid wearing expensive jewellery and watches as this may attract petty criminals to you.

Types of Belgium Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10-15 days 90 days
Business visa 10-15 days 90 days

General Requirements for Belgium Visa


  • A Botswana passport valid for at least three months from the intended departure date from Belgium with two blank pages for stamps.
  • Completed and signed visa application form.
  • Two colored passport-sized photographs.
  • Medical travel insurance.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Proof of sufficient funds.
  • Travel documents.
  • Copy of trip itinerary.
  • Flight-return ticket.
  • Visa fees.

Belgium Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Belgium Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Botswana


Location

Address

Gaborone

Plot 8503, Quartz Road Broadhurst P.O. Box 2351 Gaborone Botswana

belconbot@gmail.com

(+267) 395 7789 / 5

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I get good food in Belgium?

Belgium is famous for its wonderful cuisines as Belgians generally love to eat. Belgium foods are popularly referred to as "French food in German quantities". All restaurants in Belgium, regardless of the price of food, deliver decent, high-quality food.


Can I drink tap water in Belgium?

Yes. Belgium water is clean and safe to drink but most restaurants do not serve it. Mineral water or hot spring water is more commonly served and they cost about 4 euro per 1 litter bottle.


Do I need vaccinations to travel to Belgium?

No special vaccinations are needed when travelling to Belgium or exiting Belgium. Visitors only need to be concerned when travelling to Belgium during winter because of the risk of influenza.


What is the time difference between Belgium and Botswana?

Belgium operates in Central European Summer time (GMT+2) and Botswana in Central Africa time(GMT+2). Therefore, there is no time difference between Botswana and Belgium.