Embassy of Belgium in Singapore

Belgium in Singapore

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Singapore

From Tuesday 7 April 2020 onwards, the Embassy of Belgium will be open for the public upon appointment only and for essential consular services requiring your presence. To make an appointment, please contact the Embassy by phone on +65 6220 7677 or by email consular.singapore@diplobel.fed.be. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

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The Embassy will be closed on 2 November and 25 December.

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Countries around the world are taking action to contain the Coronavirus and end the pandemic. Many have put in place mandatory quarantine measures or have closed their borders. As a result normal border crossing can no longer be guaranteed. Consequently, the risk that Belgian citizens get stuck in a foreign country is becoming a lot higher. We therefore advise against all travel abroad. You are recommended to keep an eye on this website for the latest updates regarding the Coronavirus in Singapore. We invite Belgians residing in Singapore/Brunei who are not registered at the Embassy yet to do so. Questions about the situation in Belgium? Click here.

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

 

News

28 Oct

Belgium welcomes the publication of the EU database on exports of military equipment by EU Member States. This public database is a further step towards greater transparency in the field of exports and trade in military equipment. Transparency in arms exports is an important issue as it leads to greater accountability of states and better monitoring of their export control commitments. This transparency thus contributes to the fight against the diversion of arms to criminals, terrorists or any unauthorized person.

20 Oct

This Tuesday October 20 Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir participates to a ministerial roundtable aimed at mobilizing funding and political commitments to meet the needs in the Central Sahel region, particularly Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.

18 Oct

The Tenth Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) adopted a Belgian resolution aimed at combating the manufacturing and trafficking of falsified medical products. Trafficking in falsified medicines and medical products is a very lucrative business. This only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the demand for such products has increased exponentially. Globally, the most vulnerable are the first to suffer.

16 Oct

Former Minister Inge Vervotte has been appointed by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as member of the five-member board of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (UNVTF).

13 Oct

Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for victims of human trafficking, especially women and children. The Trust Fund supports more than 3,500 victims of human trafficking every year through its NGO partners. With a contribution of 2 million euros, Belgium is the largest donor to the Trust Fund.