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

09 Jun

Du 9 au 10 juin, la Mission économique belge aux États-Unis, conduite par S.A.R. la Princesse Astrid de Belgique, représentant Sa Majesté le Roi, sera à Boston, Massachusetts, pour des contacts avec des entreprises et des représentants des autorités afin d'explorer les possibilités de renforcer les partenariats solides et cordiaux entre la Belgique et les États-Unis.

07 Jun

From June 7 to 9, the Belgian Economic Mission to the USA, led by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, representing His Majesty the King, will be in New York for contacts with businesses and public officials in order to explore opportunities to strengthen the strong and cordial partnerships between Belgium and the United States.

05 Jun

From June 4 to 6, HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, representing the His Majesty the King, will lead the Belgian economic mission to the USA to its first stop in Atlanta, Georgia. Several visits to businesses and with public officials are scheduled in order to explore opportunities to strengthen the partnerships between Belgium and the United States.

03 Jun

The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED) paid a working visit to Belgium from May 31 to June 4, with the objective of monitoring Belgium's implementation of UN counter-terrorism resolutions and assessing Belgian counter-terrorism policy. This committee also evaluates the cooperation between UN member states and disseminates best practices in the field of counter-terrorism. This was UNCTED's first assessment visit since the 2016 Brussels attacks.

02 Jun

From June 4 to 11, HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, representing His Majesty the King, will lead an economic mission to Atlanta, New York City and Boston in the United States of America. With over 540 participants, i.e. business representatives from 270 leading Belgian companies and a solid academic delegation as well, this is one of the largest ever organized.