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, +44 7570 950 913, +44 7570 951 261  (Emergency numbers, only in use out of office hours


1 Belgian passports and identity cards

Belgian passports:
By appointment only

Registration, legalisation and life certificates:
9am to 1pm

TEL: 020 7470 3780
2pm to 5pm

E-mail: londonpassports@diplobel.fed.be

2 Nationality

By appointment only 
9am to 1pm

TEL: 020 7470 3775
2pm to 4.30pm

-> We prefer to be contacted by email: london.nat@diplobel.fed.be

3 Visa Section

By appointment only
2pm to 4.30pm 

-> We prefer to be contacted 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 ONLY on Mondays and Thursdays between 2pm and 3.30pm:
020 7470 3770 - Please note that we do not provide status updates for visa applications via telephone for security and privacy reasons.

Access only for husbands/spouses or partners of Belgian citizens as well as foreign diplomatic or service passport holders. In all other cases, the request for visa must be submitted to the Visa Application Centre:

TLS CONTACT – TEL: 0845 730 0118

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