Questions tagged [belgium]

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Belgian mother of a American child, want to travel to USA thru Paris airport, to see her bf/child dad

I'm Belgian, my bf active duty US military, our daughter have dual citizenship, Belgian birth certificate, Birth abroad certificate, US and Belgian passport. I would travel on ESTA, I need to reapply ...
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Refugee travel to the UK

I have Convention 28 July 1951 issued to refugees by Belgium. I would like to travel to the UK. I would like to know: do I need a visa to enter UK? Can I enter visa free? Or can I get a visa on ...
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Travelling through France: subject to French restrictions re COVID-19?

If I travel from the UK to France at the moment (20/03/2020) I need to provide proof that I am on an 'authorized outing', as per the regulations here: https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-...
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What type of visa should a non EU national apply for, for an unpaid one month internship at a private company in Belgium? [closed]

A 22 year old student who just graduated will join a private company in Belgium for a one month unpaid internship/training. The company did not provide any information or help regarding the visa he ...
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Are there hilly areas of Leuven, Belgium?

I am looking for hilly areas in Leuven (with small hills). Google shows Gasthuisberg, but I hope and believe there are more, as I see hilly terrains from Google maps. Can somebody who has been in this ...
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Can I go back home to Mexico through Belgium if I only have the right of residence in Poland?

My Visa in Poland had expired and I applied for a new one so it means I'm allowed to stay in Poland but NOT to travel outside. I need to go back home to Mexico but there's no direct flight and I would ...
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Tips for surfing on the coast to the North Sea/English Channel

I was wondering if anyone could share some tips for good surf spots around Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France. I am planning on going sometime in the winter/spring and would like to wild camp. ...
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Visa for Belgium visit as well as business meeting [closed]

I will be visiting Belgium on business trip and intend to visit my daughter who is doing PhD in Belgium.
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Does Plopsaland De Panne have many rides that can fit taller adults?

Earlier this year, my brother, his wife and their son (6yo) went to Plopsaland De Panne, in Belgium. I was invited to come along, but I checked the website and it looked like a lot of the rides were ...
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Do I need a visa to enter the UK?

I am Egyptian, living in Belgium. Me, my wife and our children want to travel to the UK to visit my sister for 2 or 3 days. We will depart from Belgium as my wife and our children hold a Belgian ...
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Can I travel from Brussels to Ghent using the JUMP card?

I'm planning to stay in Brussels and visit Ghent as well. On the public transport plan (https://www.belgiantrain.be/en/tickets-and-railcards/jump-ticket), there is an ICE to Ghent included. Does this ...
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Which type of visa should my family have if I have business visa for Belgium?

I have to renew my business visa for Belgium, this time I want to take my wife & child with me. For them the visa category would be tourist only.? Can I submit their application (tourist visa) ...
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Do Schengen Embassies respond with letters?

I applied for a Schengen VISA to Estonia via Belgium Embassy (Represents Estonia in my country). I got the message below from VFS after 11 days.. Please be informed that the Embassy of Belgium in ...
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Moving Germany from Belgium [closed]

i am a Pakistani living in Belgium from last 2 year do I have submitted application for asylum in Belgium and now I have won my asylum case and I got refugee status and I have refugee permit validity ...
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Schengen visa: Do I need to submit friend's invitation letter for 2-day visit during 10-day trip within Schengen Area?

I'm a Vietnamese passport holder so I need to apply for visa to enter Schengen area this October. The main purpose of my trip is to join company training in Belgium with Brussels to be my port of ...
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Can I travel to the UK with a Belgian temporary residence card?

Im a non-eroupean student living in Belgium with temporary resident permit identity card. Can I travel to the UK with this ID card?
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If Dutch railways suggests a 5-min connection, is it definitely doable?

I've looked up a ticket for a connection from Brussels to Den Haag, with a five minute connection in Breda. This connection is suggested by the railway company, is that some kind of commitment that ...
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Do I have to worry about delays in international trains? (UK, Belgium, Germany) [closed]

I am German and would like to take the train from Stuttgart to Glasgow in August. A flight would be shorter, but I want to take care of the environment and enjoy the landscape a little, not everything ...
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Belgian Visa Follow up

I have filed a visa application for Belgium 9 Months ago. Despite this prolonged time, my application's answer is still pending. I even filed a complaint with SPF Interiour against Immigration Office, ...
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Staying in Leuven for Werchter 2019, how can I get from the train to my hotel?

I booked a hotel near the city center of Leuven, and there are shuttles to Leuven train station after the shows end in Werchter. It's about a 1.5 km walk to my hotel, and I'm concerned about safety. ...
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Traveling from Brussel to Spa-Francorchamps by train and/or bus

What is a cheap and easy way to travel by train and/or bus from central Brussel to circuit de Spa-Francorchamps? It has to include a stop for an overnight stay along the way, within 60 min from Spa-...
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Can I buy tickets to Neerpelt in Amsterdam (Schiphol), and where would I find that information?

I'm traveling to Neerpelt through Amsterdam (I will arrive at the Airport during a morning this weekend). Can I buy train tickets to Belgium, specifically Neerpelt, there? Could I even pre-order them ...
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Schengen Visa - Main destination [duplicate]

My friends and I are visiting the Schengen area, specifically Italy (1.5 days, 2 nights), France (3 days, 3 nights) and Belgium (3.5 days, 3 nights), in that order. Assuming that the duration of the ...
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Re-entry Belgium in case of Belgium Residence Permit being stolen in London

I hold a Vietnamese passport and have resided in Belgium for the last few years. So I have a Belgium residence card type A. I am currently visiting London and my backpack was stolen on the way to ...
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Travel documents and airlines rules

Is a Dutch citizen living in Belgium traveling to Italy allowed to travel on an EU low cost company with his Belgian residency card?
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Can I bring chocolate from Belgium to Georgia?

I would like to bring some Belgian chocolate to Georgia (the country) as a gift for a friend. Is that allowed? I've tried to find some information about it, since sometimes it's forbidden to import ...
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Can a person with dutch residence permit drive with non-eu driving license in Belgium? [closed]

I have been living in the Netherlands for more than 6 months but I still haven't changed my driving license from Malaysia(with English writing on it), which is still valid. Now I can't driving in the ...
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Lost/Stolen Passport but travel is before the 1 week fast-track service UK

My mum was in Brussels for the day and had her bag stolen with passport in it. She is due to fly out this coming Friday (1 week today) to New Zealand to spend Christmas with me. The police assisted ...
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Ticket for Mont des Arts (Kunstberg)

I am searching for ticket price for entering Mont des Arts (Kunstberg) in Brussels. Does anyone know how much it costs to enter the flower garden? I would like to just enter the garden, without ...
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Is there any pass that covers all public transport in Brussels?

If I'm not wrong, there are multiple service providers that cover different areas in Brussels. Is there any pass that covers all of them? Or do I have to buy a separate one for each different service ...
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Driving and renting a car in the Netherlands and Belgium with a license that is less than 1 year old

I will be going to a festival in Belgium next year. I'm going with 3 other friends. We all hold valid driving license, but mine will be 3 days shy of 1 year since I got it (edit: i'm 28 so age is not ...
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Do I have to give priority to a car coming from the right in a “fietsstraat” in Belgium?

The other day, I was driving with my bike through a bicycle street (fietsstraat) in Belgium. In these kind of streets, cars cannot overtake the bikes in the street. But when there's a car coming from ...
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When would be the ideal time to take the Coastal Tram (Kusttram) so that you can actually sit down?

I've been at the Belgian coast for some days now and I thought it would be fun to take the tram along the coast. But I noticed that it's always full of passengers. Now I'm wondering, is there a time ...
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Can I fly to Cyprus from Brussels with a German residence permit?

I am a non-EU German resident and want to fly to Southern Cyprus for one week. I read on the Cyprus Embassy website that I only need my passport and my German residence permit to enter the country. ...
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Can I travel to the Schengen area even when my UAE visa has been cancelled?

I hold a Philippine passport. I recently applied for a visit visa (short stay) for Belgium and it got approved. I currently live in Dubai and have a job here but my UAE residence visa will be canceled ...
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Visiting cousin in Belgium(who have Belgium passport)

I am Bangladeshi and visiting Belgium to meet my cousin. I received below documents from him Annexe 3 bis (Formal letter of obligation) attested by city hall along with his other relevant documents....
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Visiting a cousin in Belgium

I am planning to visit Belgium to see my cousin who has a Belgian passport. He sent formal invitation Annexe 3, his salary certificate and family composition. I have a Bangladesh passport, living in ...
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How to get from Breskens to Bruges by bus?

I'll be going to Bruges (Brugge) on May 11 but I have no idea how to get there by bus. I'm leaving Vlissengen early that day, taking a ferry to Breskens and from there I'm planning to catch a bus to ...
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Why was my Schenghen visa application referred?

I just got an email now saying that my application has been referred; ‘Belgian embassies and consulates general must submit certain visa applications to the Immigration Office of the Federal Public ...
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Vlasmarktdreef in april 2018 [closed]

We have time for the next 2 weeks in Belgium. Can we visit vlasmarktdreef to see and enjoy a walk along the blue bell forests in the month of April. If yes, when exactly will be the best time
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Format of Letter of guarantee for Belgium visa

I am visiting Belgium to attend a study related conference. My professor will act as guarantor to cover all expenses. What should be mentioned in the letter of guarantee by him such that the visa does ...
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cheapest mode of transportation between Ghent and Paris

What is the cheapest mode of transportation if one wishes to go from Ghent to Paris?
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Parking in Belgium

I want to rent a car in Belgium. As a non-resident am I allowed to leave the car for a couple hours (~10) outside the non-free parking spots and don't worry about receiving a penalty from the local ...
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Travelling to Lisbon by bus in July

This summer I would like to visit Lisbon from Belgium. I would like to avoid using any planes, or driving myself. Preferably I would like to take a coach (like FlixBus). However, I've searched on ...
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Schengen visa: why bank statements if the company is sponsoring my visa?

I have a work permit for Belgium. I understand that my visa application will be sponsored by the Belgian company recruiting me. In this case, why am I stil required to submit my bank statements? I am ...
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Why do Belgian supermarkets not provide price per kg in price labels? [closed]

In most supermarkets and shops in Europe I'm used to see price labels like this: The only part I usually look at is the price per kg. I thought it was an EU standard, I'm pretty sure it's mandatory ...
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How can a non-EU citizen leave Belgium while awaiting extension of their Belgian residence permit?

This question is a follow-up to a query by @Traveler: I promised my girlfriend to take her to see the Northern Lights. We live in Belgium and because of the visa application she cannot leave the ...
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Is this weird area on the Belgium-Germany border a walkway or something different?

As you can see on the image above, Belgium and Germany have a weird border near the Oostkantons. It seems to be some kind of path east of the "real" border. Does anyone know more about this strange ...
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Does the German environmental badge apply to other countries of Europe?

I planned the trip that will cover Germany, Belgium and France. I am aware that there are environmental zones in those countries and I need the correct badge for my car to enter them. So my question ...
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Bruges - Where can I find this gate/entrance?

I'm looking for the gate at the top of the picture ("Jupiler Bleeker"). I only know it's in Bruges... Can someone give me the exact location?