Belgium visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting Belgium

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


  • A valid passport issued within 10years of the application period.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • A minimum of two passport photos taken within the last 3 months.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30.000 euros.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Belgium.
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Proof of financial independence (e.g. bank statements or payslips), or proof of financial support (e.g. sponsor's declaration note or letter).
  • Proof of your purpose of travel(e.g. an employment contract, letter of admission or proof of academic qualifications).
  • Return flight ticket to Zimbabwe (Short-stay travelers).
  • Repatriation commitment note (Long-stay travelers).

Belgium Visa for Zimbabweans

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
Visitor Visa Three weeks 90 days

General Requirements for Belgium Visa


  • A valid passport issued within 10years of the application period.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • A minimum of two passport photos taken within the last 3 months.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30.000 euros.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Belgium.
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Proof of financial independence (e.g. bank statements or payslips), or proof of financial support (e.g. sponsor's declaration note or letter).
  • Proof of your purpose of travel(e.g. an employment contract, letter of admission or proof of academic qualifications).
  • Return flight ticket to Zimbabwe (Short-stay travelers).
  • Repatriation commitment note (Long-stay travelers).

Belgium Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Visitor Visa

Schengen visa (for short stay visits)

National visa (for long stay visits)

60.00 (EUR)

99.00 (EUR)

Belgium Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Harare

Belgian Honorary Consulate. Tanganyika House, 5th floor 23 Third Street / Kwame Nkrumah Avenue P.O. Box 2522, Harare, Zimbabwe.

www.diplomatique.be/harare

belembasy@mweb.com.zw

(+263) (4) 70.09.55

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Belgium a Schengen country?

Yes. Belgium is one of the 26 Schengen countries.


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.


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 is important to be safety conscious when outside.


Can I easily get a job in Belgium?

Yes. With the right visa and permit, you can easily get a job in Belgium.


My daughter got a scholarship to study in Belgium. How do we apply for the long stay visa?

My daughter got a scholarship to study in Belgium starting in September 2021 I want to find out how she can apply for a visa?