About British Embassy Brussels

Avenue d’Auderghem 10
1040 Brussels

(+32) 2 287 62 11

(+32) 2 287 62 50

Public access to the Consular Section is by appointment only.

24/7 support is available by telephone for all routine enquiries and emergencies. Please call +32 (0) 2 287 6211.

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

The Consular Section does not process visas.

For visa information please visit: https://pos.tlscontact.com/bru_en/

For information on passports please contact: https://www.gov.uk/browse/abroad/passports

For enquiries that are not about consular issues please email: public.brussels@fcdo.gov.uk

Please note that we do not answer enquiries about passports or visa applications.

The Embassy is currently closed to visitors due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Belgium.

If you’re a UK national in Belgium in urgent need of consular help, please do not turn up at the Embassy at first instance, instead call: +32 2 287 62 11.

Privacy notice

If you visit the British Embassy Brussels see our privacy notice for visitors which explains how we will process your data for security and public health management reasons.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

2021 public holidays

The Embassy will be closed on the following days in 2021:

  • Friday 1 January
  • Friday 2 April
  • Monday 5 April
  • Thursday 13 May
  • Friday 14 May
  • Monday 24 May
  • Wednesday 21 July
  • Monday 1 November
  • Thursday 11 November
  • Thursday 23 December
  • Friday 24 December
  • Monday 27 December
  • Tuesday 28 December

Getting to the Embassy

By public transport

The nearest Metro stop is Schuman, on underground line 1 (Erasmus-Stockel) and 5 (Gare de l’Ouest-Hermann-Debroux). Buses number 12 and 21 (to and from Brussels national airport), as well as 22, 36, 60, 79, 344 and 345 (De Lijn) and E (TEC) also stop near our building. You can find further information on the local transportation website.

By car, bicycle or taxi

Parking can be difficult to find around Schuman. An excellent alternative is to use the city bicycle hire scheme Villo!. There are several Villo! bicycle stations nearby. Alternatively, you can also come by taxi.

Disabled access

The Embassy is committed to enabling disabled visitors to carry out their work in Belgium in an effective and professional way. The Embassy is ready to provide support to disabled visitors. Support could include, but is not limited to, meeting disabled visitors at the airport or train-station, arranging transport, accompanying visitors to meetings or secretarial assistance with writing and distributing reports. Every individual’s needs will be different. In order to ensure that we can make arrangements to meet your requirements, please contact the Embassy Visits team (tel: +32 2 287 8305) at least 48 hours before you travel.


All visitors will have to go through the security checkpoint at the entrance. Please co-operate with the security team as they conduct their checks which should only take a few minutes. The security measures in place are for the benefit of visitors and staff.