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;
  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.


23 Sep

On Thursday 23 September, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès will co-chair a high-level event with European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič on the impact of COVID-19 on children. This event is organised in the margins of the UN General Assembly, in cooperation with Niger and the NGO Save the Children.

23 Sep

Belgium will deliver 153,900 vaccines to Uganda. These vaccines will contribute to stepping up the vaccination campaign for teachers and reopening schools to more than 10 million pupils and students. With this, Belgium is responding to the Ugandan government's request to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

22 Sep

On Wednesday September 22, Minister of Development Cooperation and Urban Policy Meryame Kitir visited the port of Beirut, severely damaged by explosions in August 2020. This was the first visit of a Belgian minister since the explosion in Beirut. She had the opportunity to pay her respects and lay a wreath at the memorial dedicated to the victims, along with members of the family of a Belgian-Lebanese victim. With this gesture, Minister Kitir wished to express her condolences and solidarity with the families of the victims of this tragic event.

22 Sep

Belgium strongly condemns the coup attempt in Omdurman and reiterates its full support for the people of Sudan and their transitional government. It calls for the respect of the Juba Peace Agreements, signed on 31 August 2020. 

20 Sep

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly will open in New York on 20 September, under the theme "Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations."