British Ambassador to Belgium
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Belgium.
Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals in the EU.
Find out more on our UK and Belgium news page
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Belgium.
If you’re in Belgium and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +32 2 287 62 11. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Belgium, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Brussels.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We may be able to offer notarial services, including:
- administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit
- make a certified copy of a document (British passports only)
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Belgium.
You can contact us on (+32) 2 287 62 11, Monday to Friday, 8.30am until 4pm. You can also send an email to: email@example.com marked MEDIA in the subject line. For media queries outside of business hours, please call the FCO Newsdesk (+44) 207 008 3100.
You can contact us on (+32) 2 287 62 11, Monday to Friday, 8.30am until 4pm for your enquiries relating to the Embassy’s work. You can also email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We aim to respond within 10 working days. Please note that we do not answer enquiries about passports or visa applications.