Embassy of Belgium in Côte d'Ivoire

Belgium in Côte d'Ivoire

Welcome to our website

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Côte d'Ivoire and would like to register with the Embassy in Abidjan? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Côte d'Ivoire 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 Côte d'Ivoire, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
 

Appointment visa application

An appointment to hand in a visa application has to be made following the procedure explained on this page. This goes for applicants living in Côte d’Ivoire, as well as Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

 

News

24 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about the situation in Venezuela. In recent weeks and particularly in the past few days, the tension in the country mounted considerably. The Minister encourages the government and the opposition to pursue a real and effective dialogue. A national consensus should allow for a solution for the serious humanitarian crisis that hits the population and for the political and economic difficulties the country is faced with.

24 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Secretary for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem welcome the direct flights that connect Brussels and Mumbai (India) since 30 March. The official inauguration flight is taking place today. Brussels Airlines now flies five times per week between Brussels and Mumbai. This new route is the only direct air connection between Belgium and India.

24 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo this week brings a four-day working visit to Benin and Senegal. He will be accompanied by Goedele Liekens and Axelle Red, both active as Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations. The four-day visit fits in with the initiative 'She Decides', which focuses on the reinforcement of rights for girls and women, and in particular with regard to their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

21 Apr

The Federal Public Service (FPS) Foreign Affairs has officially transferred its library collections to the Royal Library of Belgium. Dirk Achten, Secretary-General of the FPS Foreign Affairs and Patrick Lefèvre, Director-General of the Royal Library completed the transfer agreement this morning. 

19 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo announced plans to eliminate sleeping sickness by 2025 today in Geneva, where global health experts are meeting to discuss Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). If sleeping sickness is not addressed, over 50 million people are at risk of contracting the disease.