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

17 May

On Wednesday 17 May, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met the ambassadors of the Arab countries accredited in Brussels. The main focus of the meeting was the situation in the Middle East Peace Process. It also allowed an exchange of views on the regional situation as a whole.

17 May

May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia and Transfobia (IDAHOT). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders underlines that the fight against discrimination and respect for human rights of LGBTI persons remains a priority in Belgium’s foreign policy. 

16 May

Transfer costs on the remittance of money to developing countries must be lower. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo said this in reaction to the 11.11.11 and HIVA research into Belgian money remittances to developing countries. The research shows that the average transfer price of remittances from  Belgium fluctuates at around 8%.

16 May

In its annual report 2016, published today, the Belgian Development Cooperation highlights some new accents of the Belgian development policy, a whole range of results and activities as well as the distribution of budgetary resources. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo emphasizes the renewal of our international development policy. A renewal that he wants to pursue in the next few years, including in the field of digitalisation, the link between the private sector and the development world, and our humanitarian efforts. 

14 May

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the new launch by North Korea of ballistic missiles. This is a new violation of the UN Security Council resolutions.