Biometric Data Collection

Please be aware that from 20 November 2015 all applicants will be required to enrol their biometric data when submitting their application at the Visa Application centre. Please click Here for more information

The Embassy of Belgium is pleased to announce VF Services (UK) Limited as its outsourcing partner for visa applications, who operates Belgium Visa Application Centres in London, Manchester, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

Visa applications are to be submitted in the visa application centres, from where they will be sent to the Embassy of Belgium in London for their further assessment.

For Prospective Applicants

Please read the information on this site as the provided guidelines will help you to prepare your visa application as accurately as possible and to prevent any processing delays.
Step 1 : Please go to the section All About Your Visas to choose the required category of visa. Please read all sections carefully, including Documents Required and Processing time.
Please check to see if you need to apply for a visa to travel. If yes, then please check eligibility to apply for a visa in the UK.
Step 2 : Please complete the application form in full, ensure it is signed, print and bring a copy with you when attending for your appointment.
Step 3 : Mandatory – please schedule an appointment at the visa application centre. Please ensure you print the appointment letter and bring it with you when attending for your appointment.
All applicants must apply in person to submit their application.
Step 4 : Please submit your visa application on your appointment date and time at   the visa application centre.  
Upon arrival please present your appointment letter  to the reception desk, who will issue in return a token number. You will be seated in the waiting area until you  are called to a submission counter, where the visa application (+ supporting documents) will be scrutinised. Finally, a receipt will be issued as acknowledgement of payment for the fees and service charge.
If you have already submitted a visa application at Belgium Visa Application Centre in London, Manchester, Cardiff or Edinburgh, you can track the status of your visa application on ‘Track your application’ by entering your reference number and your date of birth.