Belgium visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Ghanaians visiting Belgium

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


  • Original passport which must be valid for at least six months beyond your expected date of return and also have at least two blank pages in it.
  • Two colour photographs (35x45 mm) that meet the general visa photo requirements.
  • Financial statements (three months’ bank statements, payslips, proof of investments etc.)
  • Employment proof and pay slips.
  • Medical Insurance. The insurance coverage must be at least 30,000 Euros.
  • Income tax returns.
  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.
  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.
  • Retirement letter and pension-related documents, if applicable.
  • Marriage certificate, if married.

Belgium Visa for Ghanaians

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
Student visa 10 - 15 days Variable
Work visa 10 - 15 days Variable

General Requirements for Belgium Visa


  • Original passport which must be valid for at least six months beyond your expected date of return and also have at least two blank pages in it.
  • Two colour photographs (35x45 mm) that meet the general visa photo requirements.
  • Financial statements (three months’ bank statements, payslips, proof of investments etc.)
  • Employment proof and pay slips.
  • Medical Insurance. The insurance coverage must be at least 30,000 Euros.
  • Income tax returns.
  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.
  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.
  • Retirement letter and pension-related documents, if applicable.
  • Marriage certificate, if married.

Belgium Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

110.00 (USD)

Business visa

110.00 (USD)

Student visa

110.00 (USD)

Work visa

110.00 (USD)

Belgium Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ghana


Location

Address

Accra

Address: 116 Freetown Avenue, East Legon, Accra - Ghana

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Email: consubel@vodafone.com.gh / consulate.belgium@yahoo.com

Phone: (+233) (0) 30 277 65 61 / (+233) 248 130 433

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency is used in Belgium??
The Belgian franc was the currency of the Kingdom of Belgium from 1832 until 2002 when the Euro was introduced.

Is there a Belgian embassy in Ghana??
Yes. There is a consulate of Belgium located in Accra. 
Evans Nana Nyani

8 months ago

Which part of Ghana


How safe is Belgium to travel to??
Belgium is probably one of the safest countries in Europe. However, petty crimes such as muggings, bag snatching, and pick-pocketing are common in tourist areas, so it's important to use common sense when outside.

Is Belgium a Schengen country??
Yes. Belgium is one of the 26 Schengen countries.

Can I easily get a job in Belgium??
Yes. With the right visa and permit, you can easily get a job in Belgium.
Isaiah sowah laryea

10 months ago

I really love this beautiful country

Patrick Bonney

9 months ago

I love to work there and also I love the country


Can I process for a student visa to Belgium from Ghana, though I am non-Ghanaian?

My husband is Belgium Citizen and i want to go and leave with him where can i submit my visa application in Ghana? Thank you.?

Please how much will it cost me to travel from Ghana to Belgium as a worker?

Can I apply for a visa now at this pandemic?
Emmanuel Ebow Essel

9 months ago

Can I apply for Visa now at this pandemic


how can i get the work visa to work in belgium?

I want Belgium visa?
Mavis

6 months ago

Please where can I get short stay visa to belgium


Please I'm asked to pay a Belgium medical and police report fee of 3500 in Togo I want to know if it's a right amount or not?

Please how much would it cost me to get a visa Belgium??
Inusah Nashiru

7 months ago

I need a Belgium visa how much will it cost me


Good afternoon. Please can you offer me an employer to work in Belgium? I need a job to cater for my family. Please help me?