Embassy of Belgium in the United Kingdom
Home Address and opening hours

Address and opening hours


17, Grosvenor Crescent 
London SW1X 7EE  
+44 20 7470 3700 
+44 7710 703 639 only for Belgian citizens in an emergency situation, only in use out of office hours, no visa information.


1 Population Department

E-mail: londonpassports@diplobel.fed.be

Telephone enquiries Monday to Friday between 9 am and 1 pm and 2 pm and 5 pm on 

073 4151 4007
073 4151 7338
074 0789 6268
074 2302 1394

Belgian passports:
By appointment only

Belgian ID card: (and Kids ID)
By post only.

Registration (also of a newborn)
By post only.

Update civil status:
By post only.

Consular attestations:
By post only.

Legalisation and life certificates
By appointment only

2 Nationality & Notary

By appointment only 

To assess whether the Consulate General can assist you to execute an act, you must always contact the competent service in advance at this e-mail address: london.nat@diplobel.fed.be. The service will then provide you with all the relevant information relating to your specific situation.

3 Visa Section

Strictly by appointment only

Access only for husbands/spouses or partners of Belgian citizens as well as diplomats traveling in the exercise of their official duties (not for tourism purposes). In all other cases, the request for visa must be submitted to the Visa Application Centre:

TLS CONTACT – TEL: 020 7605 6744

Contact us by email: london.visa@diplobel.fed.be (if you have applied already, please supply: first name, family name, date of birth and passport number)

Telephone enquiries from Monday to Friday between 2 pm and 5 pm on 075 7095 0913 or 075 7095 1261
Please note that we do not provide status updates for visa applications via telephone for security and privacy reasons.

Press and Communication

9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm 
TEL: 020 7470 3735 
FAX: 020 7470 3795 

NOT for information on passports, visas, nationality, ...


Public Holidays 2020

In 2020 the Embassy will be closed on the following public holidays:

1 January             Wednesday          New Year’s day
10 April                 Friday                   Good Friday
13 April                 Monday                Easter Monday
8 May                   Friday                   May bank holiday
25 May                 Monday                Spring bank holiday
31 August             Monday                Summer bank holiday
25 December        Friday                  Christmas day
28 December        Monday               Boxing day (substitute day 26/12)
31 December        Thursday             New Year's Eve