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Mandatory form for travel to Belgium

From August, 1st, all persons returning to Belgium and all persons travelling through Belgium and who are staying at least 48 hours must fill out an identification form (Passenger Locator Form). You can find this form here.

Public consultation

The European Commission has decided to launch a public consultation on the perspective of digitalisation of the visa procedure (E-visa) and on the creation of an EU online visa application portal, aimed at a target audience: the travel industry, European agencies directly or indirectly linked to the EU visa policy, visa applicants and the general public. Read more...


A new appointment and visa application system was launched in August 2018; the Embassy of Belgium in Iran is now working with the outsourcing company VFS since 2 September 2018.

From this date, visa applications must be submitted to the VFS Visa Application Center located at the Heravi Shopping Center.

Please consult the VFS website for more information: http://www.vfsglobal.com/belgium/iran.

Family members of EU citizens covered by Directive 2004/38/EC and of Swiss citizens are allowed to submit their visa application directly to the Embassy. In order to do so they should make an appointment by e-mail on the following e-mail address: tehran.visa@diplobel.fed.be

Information on the GDPR
General Data Protection Regulation. Information to be provided to applicants concerning the processing of personal data in the Visa Information System (VIS) provided upon short stay visa applications.

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General information:

1. You will be automatically informed by email concerning the grant or refusal of your visa application as soon as the Embassy has received a final answer from Belgium.

No information will be given concerning the state of the visa application by phone or email.

For files which have been submitted to the Immigration Service in Belgium, use the link www.dofi.fgov.be/infovisa/. Therefore, you will need to provide your file number. You can also contact them at the following email address infodesk@ibz.fgov.be.

2. Each applicant is required to provide a travel insurance for the whole of his stay in the Schengen area. Only assurances from the following accredited organizations are accepted: Alborz, Arman, Asia, Dana, Iran Insurance, Karafarin, Kowsar, Ma, Mellat, Mihan, Moa’lem, Novin, Pasargad, Parsian, Razi, Saman, Sarmad, Sina and Taavon Insurance.

3. If your application needs a medical certificate, Doctors recognized by the Embassy are:

  • Dr. K. PIRKALANI - Niavaran, intersection of Nejabat Djou (ex-Mojdeh), next to Quavamin Bank, n° 429, appartment n° 1 - tel.: +98 21 227 58 227 & 227 58 218 - Appointments on Sunday till Wednesday between 07:30 and 18:00, on Thursday between 07:30 and 12:30 and on Saturday between 11:00 and 18:00.
  • Dr. N. MOUSSAVI - 65, Ghadr Avenue, North Jamalzadeh Street - Tel.: +98 21 669 15 489 & +98 912 605 8760.

4. If you are travelling to Belgium on a private visit and you are staying with a private person, you will have to notify the municipality (where you are staying) of your presence within three days of arrival. This is not necessary if you are staying in a hotel for business purposes.

The possession of a visa does not automatically grants access to the territory. When the holder of a visa presents himself at the outside border, he can be asked  for proof that all entry conditions have been met.

5. The list of supporting documents established by the European Commission, to be presented by visa applicants in Iran, can be consulted on following link : http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/3/2016/EN/3-2016-3347-EN-F1-1-ANNEX-1.PDF

Please note that documents presented in Farsi language only, will not be taken into consideration for the treatment of the visa file.  The documents need to be translated into one of our national languages or into English.

On the website of VFS Global u can find the list of requested documents per visa type:  https://www.vfsglobal.com/Belgium/iran/visa-types.html