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Belgium Tourist Visa & Visitor Visa

Belgium tourist visa is meant for tourists planning to visit Belgium for less than 90 days for the sole purpose of tourism.  Well-known for its medieval old towns, Renaissance architecture and international headquarters of the European Union, Belgium houses abundant tourist attractions to keep travellers hooked to explore the small yet significantly beautiful country. To explore the country and visit the beautiful places, the first step is to get a Belgium visa. People may apply for visa under family visit category if they intend to visit friends or family members in Belgium.  Schengen visa permits barrier-free mobility among all its member states, which is an advantage for tourists. If you have planned for a travel to multiple Schengen countries apart from Belgium, then you can apply for a Belgium tourist visa only under the below conditions:-

(A) Your point of entry into the Schengen territory should be Belgium, or

(B) Your longest stay in the Schengen territory should be in Belgium

Get in touch with us to gather information about Belgium Schengen visa guidelines and the visa document requirements to complete the application.

Belgium Tourist Attraction
Salzburg Festival in Austria

Belgium Visa Document Requirement

An applicant must accumulate the below mentioned documents as per the document checklist for Belgium tourist or visitor visa application.

Applicants Documents for Belgium Visa 

  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].

  • 3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

  • Copy of travel insurance valid in Belgium (and other Schengen countries) covering entire stay in Schengen + 2 additional days, coverage minimum 30.000 Euro or equivalent amount in Rupees

  • Financial statements.

  • Employment Proof and Pay Slips.

  • Income Tax Returns.

  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.

  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.

  • NOC for Government Employees.

  • Retirement letter and pension related documents.

  • For applicants from business background need to carry company letter heads, registration document and seal

  • Marriage Certificate if married.

  • In case of minors traveling:

    (A) If the minor is travelling with only one parent, written consent certified by public notary of the other parent or guardian, except in cases of a parent having sole custody or guardianship of the minor; 

    (B) If the minor travels alone (without parents), written consent, certified by public notary, of both parents or guardians having custody or guardianship of the minor; − Copies of the passport of the parents. If not applicable, birth certificate of the applicant and copies of the ID cards of the parents.

Inviter/Sponsor Documents for Belgium Visa if Invited

  • Passport first, last and resident permit copy.

  • Original of a guarantee letter, legalized by the municipality where he/she is residing (+ 1 copy). Copy of the id card or residence permit of the guarantor, mentioning the right to reside in Belgium for an unlimited period

  • Family composition (document available at the municipality where the guarantor resides).

  • Proof of recent income of the guarantor (3 last salary slip + child benefits) or last income tax assessment paper 

Our Services for Belgium Visa Application 

  • Filling Belgium Visa Application Forms.

  • Customizing Document Checklist as per the applicant’s case.

  • Scheduling Appointment with Belgium Visa Facilitation Center with Preferred Dates of your Choice.

  • Providing letter formats if required

    • Cover Letter Draft ​
    • Invitation Letter Draft [If Invited]
  • Preparing the complete fixed day wise travel Itinerary.

  • We would suggest you on Fund maintenance.

  • We would suggest you on sponsorship and documents related to that.

  • Mock Interview preparation [If invited for interview].

  • Keeping the documents in order as per the checklist on receipt of all documents from client.

  • Following up with the Embassy if required.
  • We help you search for 100% refundable hotel booking links and provide flight itinerary for Visa purpose

  • Providing customized day wise itinerary as per passengers travel plan

  • Assistance in booking Travel Insurance at additional cost

  • PS. The Information provided in checklist is partial and we request the applicant to take case specific customized checklist from Sanctum Consulting Consultant.

    * Please contact our consultants for the same

Frequently Asked Questions – Belgium Schengen Visa

Belgium tourist visa is generally not granted for 90 days. You will only get the visa validity for the number of days that you mention in your day wise tour itinerary and application form.

Usually the consulate takes 7-10 working days on an average. However it might take beyond that which depends on the consulate. It is always advisable to plan for the visa application well in advance to avoid last minute hassles.

The fee would be approximately 60 Euros. The fee is subjected to change depending on the Euro rate of that specific day. 

Major part of the documents would related to your travel plan, employment and financials.  To know about the document checklist for Belgium visa contact our consultants.

3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

Funds requirement per person should be approximately 2 lakhs and above. However it is suggested to take expert advice about the funds requirement prior to visa application as there are various factors which have to be considered before deciding the exact amount to be maintained. 

To start Belgium visa application process, first you have to book an appointment for biometrics under right visa category. 

It solely depends on the purpose of a person’s visit to Belgium. To know about the right category of visa to be applied and how to start Belgium visa application process, contact our visa consultants.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Belgium



The city has buildings that are absolutely beautiful and absolutely justifies why tourists flock to explore and take pictures. Noteworthy tourist places one can visit in Brussels are The Grand Palace, Atomium, Manneken Pis etc.



Charming cobblestoned lanes and dreamy canals, photogenic squares lined up with Churches and Quaint houses invokes in mind with the mere mention of Bruges, a beautiful city in Belgium.



It is a popular port city in Belgium with great architecture, best shopping areas in Belgium and amazing local food. Some of the tourist places people see here are Rubens House, Groenplatz, Grote Markt, and Het Steen Castle.



This city is located south of the capital city, along the banks of Meuse River. The Caves of Han and the Grotto of Dinant are some of the tourist attractions that bring visitors to this place.