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Need itinerary proof

I am a US permanent resident (green card holder) and I am planning to visit Belgium. In the Schengen visa file, an itinerary proof is required. Within this doc there are the accommodation doc, which I ...
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Do Deutsche Bahn ICE trains to Belgium require a reservation?

I booked a trip from Hamburg Hbf to Brussels/Bruxelles Midi, entirely with Deutsche Bahn trains. Later, I got an email from Deutsche Bahn stating the following: Due to a timetable change, your ...
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Belgium visa refusal [duplicate]

I went to Europe several times without any problems. I got Schengen visas from Dubai and Doha many times without any refusal. Recently, I applied for a new Schengen visa from Belgium, but I got a ...
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Have there been any significant changes to flying as a passenger compared to 10 years ago?

in mid December of this year, I'll be flying for the first time in around 10 years, from Deurne (Antwerp International, ANR) to Alicante (ALC) using Tui Fly, with assisted travel because of my autism. ...
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Getting a Cell plan while traveling in Belgium, strange requirements

Looks like they want both a local address and a bank account to get a SIM card in Belgium (at least that is what I am reading). Is it really impossible to get a SIM card while travelling thru Belgium ...
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American with visa entry to France. May he land in Belgium when coming to Europe for the first time?

I am from Belgium. I have an American friend who wants to travel in Europe. He has a tourist visa entry to France (Schengen). May he land in Belgium when using his visa for the first time? I am ...
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Are there any other rural tramways in the world, like the Coastal Tramway in Flanders?

I just learned about the Coastal Tramway in Flanders. I love the idea of taking a tram through little villages in the countryside. Are there any other rural trams like this operating elsewhere in the ...
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Pollen in dunes at coast of the Netherlands in May

I have an allergy against grass pollen. I would like to make a vacation at the sea side, preferably in the Netherlands. In my home region the pollen concentration is very high in May, so I would like ...
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Can I exit the Schengen area from a country that has previously rejected my visa application?

Belgium rejected my visa due to "Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided". I have since obtained a visa from Germany. Can I exit the Schengen area ...
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Do i need an ATV for Brussels airport transit for change of planes? [duplicate]

I am Indian passport holder holding BRP (British) travelling to India with a brief stopover, transit only for change of flights at Brussels airport. Do I have to get an ATV?
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Travelling from Belgium to Amsterdam by train - NS Flex discount

Say you were travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, spending 2-4 days in Amsterdam using public transport then travelling from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train. According to the NS website, it ...
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Attending a conference on a tourist visa through another Schengen member state

I am from India. I have to present a research paper at a conference in Belgium (in mid-september). However, I am not getting any vfsglobal visa appointments in august/september. One alternative way I ...
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Are N95 and/or KN95 masks considered legally equivalent to FFP2 in Belgium and Italy?

In Mexico I can get KN95 and N95 masks, but FFP2 masks are only showing up as an import from the US and will probably arrive a day or two after I fly. Are KN95 and N95 masks considered equivalent in ...
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Getting to Brussels Airport by train - timings

I need to get to Brussels Airport for a Schengen flight that leaves at 7pm on a Sunday. I'm probably going to aim for one of these trains (timings taken from Bahn.de) Arr Dep Ghent ...
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What proof of negative test do I need before travelling to Belgium from UK?

I'm travelling to Belgium next week from the UK on the Eurostar. According to the current guidelines, I need to have a negative RAT (lateral flow test) on the day of travel, but where is this checked, ...
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What train ticket do I need to buy to take a bicycle with me on the train to Belgium?

I want to take the train from Haarlem (The Netherlands) to Antwerpen (Belgium) and would like to take my non-folding bike with me. It is unclear to me where I can buy a ticket and what the special ...
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Is it possible to get vaccinated while being in Belgium as a foreign student?

I am a Russian citizen who plans to spend some time for a research trip in Belgium in spring 2022. I know that study visas are being issued, but, as I am locally vaccinated and thus without an EU-...
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Which Schengen countries are currently offering Schengen visas? [closed]

I (vaccinated against Covid-19, Indian citizen, studying in a city near Houston, USA) would like to visit Belgium to meet friends, but Belgium is currently not issuing visas thanks to the pandemic. I ...
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Does a Ghanaian UK resident need a Belgian transit visa?

I am a Ghanaian with a UK Biometric Residence Permit. I wish to travel to Ghana through Belgium using Air Brussels. Do l need a transit visa if l will not be going outside the airport when I get to ...
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Categories passenger locator form essential travel via Belgium

The Belgian Essential Travel sworn statement has a number of categories, but I'm not sure which one I should pick. Specifically, I am an EU resident with primary residence in another EU country (not ...
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Where is this chained man statue, photographed a century ago?

According to metadata, this image is claimed to be taken between 1880 and 1926 and the location is stated just as "Europe". If the photographer is correctly identified, most of his ...
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Transit Visa at London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am traveling to India(New Delhi) On 29th December 2020. And I have Belgian -PR Card Holder with electronic Chip, but I have an Indian Passport. My Flight is from Brussels to London Heathrow Via ...
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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 with overnight stay

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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