Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon

Belgium in Cameroon

Welcome to our website

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Cameroon and would like to register with the Embassy in Yaoundé? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Cameroon as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Cameroon, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
 

Visa applications

On the 3th of September 2018, the Embassy has started a collaboration with the company VFS. In order to serve you even better. The introduction of visa applications for travel to Belgium, Luxemburg, Norway (short stay) and the Netherlands will from now on be done at VFS. You can find more information on the website http://www.vfsglobal.com/belgium/cameroon/index.html.

 
Information study visa

The Embassy of Belgium informs you that since 1 April 2018, a collaboration with the French Institute of Cameroon - Yaoundé has been launched for all study procedures in Belgium. Read more...

 
Peace building

The Belgian government, through its Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs, provides for Peacebuilding grants to civil actors around the world. Belgium has a National Action Plan (NAP) to combat all forms of gender-based violence for the period between 2015-2019. With this NAP, Belgium is stepping up its efforts to prevent and combat all forms of gender-based violence against women and men. Gender violence can be part of the proposed projects for Peacebuilding grants. For more information on current calls, as well as thematic and geographic priorities, please click here.

 

News

18 Jul

Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opened the exhibition ‘Art & Diplomacy’ at the Egmont Palace. These annual summer exhibitions were initiated by the Minister eight years ago in order to reinforce our foreign policy through our cultural heritage.

10 Jul

Today the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflicts, presided by Belgium since 1 January, has adopted conclusions on the situation of children in the armed conflict in Syria. For the first time in a long time, the UN Security Council sent such a strong message on the situation in Syria, more in particular on the violations of children’s rights. The Security Council calls the ones responsible for those violations to order. Our country has led the negotiations on the recommendations that should prevent such violations.

28 Jun

Austria, Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden attach the utmost importance to the preservation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), signed by Iran and unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council, as a key instrument for the non-proliferation regime and a major contribution to stability in the region. 

28 Jun

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo met with , the sister of the Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul. She was detained in May 2018 because of her activism for women rights in Saudi Arabia. It is thanks to women such as Loujain that women are entitled to drive today in Saudi Arabia. She pays however a hefty price for her activism and risks a prison sentence

20 Jun

Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), who is conducting a criminal investigation into the case, made public the names of four suspects allegedly involved in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in July 2014. This tragic incident, almost 5 years ago, cost the lives of 298 people, including several compatriots. The Dutch judicial authorities also announced that the trial of these suspects will begin in the Netherlands in March 2020 and that the investigation will proceed in the meantime.