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The Dutch government does not have any special authority to declare you to be (or not to be) a citizen of Belgium. Based on what you tell, it seems likely that the Dutch authorities had you registered as a dual Dutch-Belgian national based on your parents saying so when you were born -- apparently your father was unaware that Belgian nationality law had ...


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Nothing is certain about Brexit. May's deal which would have resulting in a transition period just got voted down in Parliament. This was followed by a confidence vote which the government passed, but it's still far from clear where we go from here. What I think can be said is. The UK is not a country that normally gets in the business of stopping people ...


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Yes you can. Per a policy paper, in case of no-deal, EU IDs will be accepted until at least 2021. After that, it depends on what the government deicdes then.


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You state that you have a non eu passport, but that you have a Belgium ID card. The uk requires non eu citizens to travel to the uk with a valid passport as detailed on the uk govt website. https://www.gov.uk/uk-border-control/before-you-leave-for-the-uk If you hold dual nationality (and that is why you have a Belgium ID card) then yes you could travel. ...


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It’s quite amazing I am having to say this two months from the end of what was meant to be a two year period in which everything was sorted but…..nobody knows. By default, if nothing further happens, then a 'no deal Brexit' is where the country is heading. Though many of the more enthusiastic pro-brexit people like to say that this is all good and fine and ...


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I ran https://justitie.belgium.be/nl/themas_en_dossiers/personen_en_gezinnen/nationaliteit/dubbele_nationaliteit through Google Translate since the introduction of the possibility of dual nationality from June 9, 2007, by the Law of December 27, 2006, Belgian nationality no longer lose as a result of the voluntary acquisition of a foreign nationality. ...


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It has been confirmed that, in a no-deal scenario, EU ID cards will remain valid for entry at least until 2021. So just bring your ID card as usual.


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I would be very pressed having to think up a situation where this could cause problems. Belgium and the Netherlands are both members of the EU and the Schengen area so the assumption seems valid that for most countries out there visa requirements would be very similar to identical. A significant number of countries do not recognise dual citizenship at all. ...


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You do need a visa to enter Belarus by land and visit Brest, and this has always been the case. You can only enter visa-free at Minsk Airport or by land through the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park or the Augustów Canal, and you must then remain within these precincts, none of which include Brest.


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While the other answers talk about the official requirements I would add that you should be prepared for a dynamic situation leading up to and in the days following Brexit. It's possible requirements could change with little notice. If at all possible bring a passport as it's your best bet to get home smoothly. Edit - Updated based on Crazydre response.


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As of January 1st 2018 you can visit Brest and certain areas around it for 10 days visa free (77 countries). You can also visit areas around Grodno. http://www.belarus.by/en/press-center/press-release/visa-free-travel-time-up-to-ten-days-in-parts-of-brest-oblast-grodno-oblast-as-from-1-january_i_0000071906.html List of visa free countries http://mfa.gov.by/...


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Membership in the EU is not a requirement for accepting identity cards. As an example, Turkey accepts Belgian identity cards despite not being an EU member. The UK itself likewise accepts ID cards from Monaco, which is not an EU member. So there is an extremely high probability that you'll be fine at least until the end of the year. There's absolutely no ...


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I think everybody wants it to be simple for EU citizens to travel to the UK (and the other way), but as far as I have heard they haven't made any official agreements yet (I'm sure there's not a complete solution to all of the issues brexit raises, but not if any agreements have been made that would cover this or other small areas, to prevent some chaos), and ...


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Your Canadian visa has nothing to do with entering the US. Canada doesn't really care where you go when you leave, and as far as I know, the US doesn't give any special entry privileges to Canadian visa holders. As a Belgian citizen, you can enter the US under the Visa Waiver Program for tourism or business up to 90 days; your proposed itinerary certainly ...


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First of all, whether you have Belgian citizenship or nationality and whether you can get a Belgian passport are all solely matters of Belgian law. The US has no say over it. Nothing you do in the US or with respect to the US can have any effect on your Belgian citizenship except as provided by Belgian law. @chx's answer covers whether acquiring US ...


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If you're a Belgian citizen (i.e. a dual national) with a Belgian ID card, that's the only thing you should use at border control. It proves you're an EEA national, and they can enter on a valid ID card.


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List from William's answer is visa-free scheme list for visitors from 80 countries entering Minsk Airport. Correct list for scheme of 77 countries citizens' visa-free-entering eastern borders is here: http://president.gov.by/uploads/documents/ukaz462.doc (you could put the text, which is in Russian, into Google Translate to see if your citizenship applies.)...


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As stated by Timatic, the database used by airlines: Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid on arrival. In other words, it only has to be valid on the day you enter Pakistan. So you'll be fine!


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