Embassy of Belgium in Sweden and in Latvia

Belgium in Sweden and Latvia

Welcome to our website

 

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

Closing days of the Embassy

In 2017 the Embassy will be closed on these public holidays.

 
Vacancy

The Embassy of Belgium in Stockholm is looking for an administrative assistant - accountant, vacant from September 2017 (full time). Please send your C.V. and motivation letter in one of the Belgian national languages or in English to stockholm@diplobel.fed.be before the 20th of August 2017. For more information, click here.

 

News

10 Aug

Thanks to the mandatory self-control system and to the obligation for enterprises to officially communicate non-conform results, Belgium’s Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) discovered the illegal use of fipronil for the treatment of red lice in poultry farms, following the notification in June 2017 of the presence of this substance in an egg sample taken by a food business operator. The investigation was carried out by FASFC in close collaboration with the Department of Justice.

07 Aug

Belgium is honoured to announce today that it is launching a bid to host the European Banking Authority, currently located in London.

02 Aug

Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders remains highly concerned by the political, economic and humanitarian situation in Venezuela. He supports the 26 July statement by EU High Representative Mogherini.

28 Jul

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders expresses his concern about the continuing tensions in East Jerusalem. He calls on all parties to restrain and dialogue in order to put an end to violence and prevent more victims.

28 Jul

A group of five young Canadians are finishing today a 7-day visit to Belgium. These young people, between the ages of 16 and 18, are the winners of a competition organized by the Belgian Embassy in Ottawa, in partnership with Rencontres du Canada. The 200 or so competitors were asked to submit a work inspired by Canadian Medical Officer John McCrae's famous poem “In Flanders Fields”. The composition made the poppy the symbol of the First World War dead for Commonwealth countries.