Embassy of Belgium in Uganda

Belgium in Uganda

Welcome to our website


For your health and that of others, the Embassy is working upon appointment only.

You can contact us via Kampala.Visa@diplobel.fed.be (for visa/legalisation/consular matters) or kampala@diplobel.fed.be explaining the reason for the request.

COVID-19 Travel Advice

1. In order to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), international travel to and from Belgium is discouraged. Always follow the measures applicable in the country of destination and the measures upon your return to Belgium. More information can be found here: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/travels/

2. If you are a national of the EU/Schengen zone, or have your residence there, you can travel to/from Belgium, although it is discouraged.

3. If you are NOT a national of the EU/Schengen zone, nor have your residence there, but have been fully vaccinated and need to travel to Belgium, you may apply for a visa. However, the vaccination certificate (in Dutch, French, German or English) should meet the criteria below. For the Ugandan vaccination certificate visit: https://epivac.health.go.ug/certificates

  1. Show data allowing to establish who the person who has been vaccinated is (name, date of birth and/or ID/Passport number);
  2. Show data attesting that all doses of vaccine provided have been administered at least two weeks ago;
  3. Show the name of the manufacturer of the vaccine which has been administered (Pfizer, Moderna, Vaxzevria , AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Covishield);
  4. Show the date of administration of each dose of the vaccine that has been administered;
  5. Show the name of the country where the vaccine was administered.

Visa information is available here: https://uganda.diplomatie.belgium.be/en/travel-to-belgium/visa

4. If you are NOT a national of the EU/Schengen zone, nor have your residence there and are not in possession of a recognized certificate of vaccination (see point 3 above), then you will still need an essential travel visa to travel to Belgium. More information can be found here: https://dofi.ibz.be/en/themes/covid-19/international-travels

5. Every traveler to Belgium needs to fill out a Public Health Passenger Locator Form: https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/public-health-passenger-locator-form

6. Check with your airline if you need to perform a pre-departure PCR test (depends on your place of residence, country of origin / transit / destination).

If you have any more questions please contact the FPS Public Health on 080014689 or send an e-mail to info.coronavirus@health.fgov.be

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


06 Dec

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès has decided to grant a voluntary contribution of 400,000 euros to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for a programme to combat illicit arms trafficking in North Macedonia. Illicit arms trafficking from the Balkans remains a major concern for Belgium in order to ensure security in Europe and the region.

02 Dec

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès has decided to grant 300,000 euros to the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Ottawa Convention on anti-personnel mines.

25 Nov

25 November 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the international campaign '16 days of activism against gender-based violence'. This campaign runs from 25 November (International Day against Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day) and aims at eradicating violence against women and girls worldwide.

22 Nov

Minister for Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, Meryame Kitir, is going on a working visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from November 23 to 28. The visit focuses on women's rights, gender equality and gender-based violence. Meetings with Congolese women and local and international organizations working on these topics will be central to the visit.

18 Nov

Earlier this month, a fuel truck exploded in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. More than 100 people were killed and more than 100 injured, with many people suffering from severe burns. Following the accident, Sierra Leone submitted a request for assistance to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, including a specific request for medical equipment.