Embassy of Belgium in Croatia

Belgium in Croatia

Welcome to our website

 

 

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

 

LOST OR STOLEN DOCUMENT 

If you are a Belgian citizen who is currently travelling in Croatia and your identity document is stolen or lost, please call our embassy in case you are in Zagreb or in its surroundings or contact one of our Honorary Consulates according to location in Croatia. 

 

INFORMATION REGARDING ACTIVE COVID-19 MEASURES IN BELGIUM AND CROATIA

COVID-19 - Travel to Belgium

COVID-19 - Travel to Croatia

 

IMPORTANT GENERAL INFORMATION FOR BELGIANS TRAVELLING TO CROATIA

-  Since 1 July 2013, Croatia is an European Union memberstate. Attention: Croatia is not yet part of the « Schengen » zone, which means you will be checked at the Croatian border.

 - Belgian tourists are encouraged to register themselves on the following website before travelling: www.travellersonline.diplomatie.be.

-  Belgian travellers (adults and children) should always have a valid travel document (passport or id-card) to enter and leave Croatia.

- Attention : Belgians who reported a lost travel document before travelling but, in the meanwhile, found it again, should inform their local community at once before travelling to Croatia. If you fail to do so, your travel document will be signalled as ‘lost’ and you could find yourself blocked at the border.

- In case you’ve forgotten or lost your travel document (or it was stolen) and you are on Slovenian territory (including on the Croatian border but still on Slovenian territory), please contact our honorary consulat in Ljubljana or Embassy in Vienna.

- In case you’ve forgotten or lost your travel document(or it was stolen) and you are on Croatian territory, please contact the Embassy in Zagreb or one of our Honorary consuls according to your location in Croatia.

- Since 7 April 2017, Belgian travellers should be prepared to face longer waiting times at the Croatian border crossings because of stricter EU border controls. You can follow the situation at the land border crossings via the following link: http://www.hak.hr/en.

- The Kuna (+/- 7,4 Kuna = 1 euro) is the valid currency in Croatia.

- There is free movement of goods within the EU, including in Croatia.

- If you travel with pets (dogs, cats or ferrets), European Union legislation is also valid in Croatia: your pet should be micro-chipped and have a valid European Pet Passport. 

 

 

News

28 Nov

Belgium sends a convoy with humanitarian material to Ukraine via the B-FAST emergency aid mechanism. Foreign Affairs provides protective equipment and basic necessities during cold climate conditions, such as generators, sleeping bags, first aid kits and soup.

25 Nov

25 November is the symbolic day on which we focus on the elimination of violence against women. It also marks the kick-off of the annual international campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" to eradicate violence against women and girls around the world.

18 Nov

Joint statement by Belgium, France, the UK and the US on the situation in eastern Congo.

18 Nov

For the fourth consecutive year, Belgium is providing 2 million euros to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) for its activities in Iraq and Syria.

17 Nov

This 17 November afternoon, the court in The Hague (The Netherlands) delivered its verdict in the criminal trial opened on 9 March 2020 against 4 suspects prosecuted for the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July 2014.