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Information study visa


First interviews at Viabel as of Monday, April 17, 2023 (PDF, 35.48 KB)

From now on a travel insurance is required when introducing a student visa application.  Lack of this insurance will have consequences on the duration of the visa and will only allow us to deliver a D visa valid for 4 months.

No appointments will be available  beyond 30.09 at Viabel (except for the candidates who have a derogation).

Procedure to be followed for the introduction of visa application for study (PDF, 59.33 KB)

More information can be found on the website of the Immigration Office

How to find your file number (PDF, 127.16 KB)

The Embassy of Belgium informs you that since 1 April 2019, a collaboration with the French Institute of Cameroon - Yaounde has been launched for all study procedures in Belgium.

The Viabel service is at your disposal for any questions since 1 April 2019.

The following categories are invited to submit their applications to Viabel before submitting the visa application at TLScontact :

  • All Cameroonian students
  • Foreigners residing legally in Cameroon

VIABEL: +237 6 57 90 94 94 -

Applicants exempted from the procedure:

  • EU citizens students
  • Students benefiting from a scholarship or an exchange program of the EU
  • Students benefiting from an official interuniversity exchange program between a Belgian university or university of higher education and a Cameroonian high school
  • Students enrolled in a doctoral program at a Belgian university
  • Students not resident in Cameroon residing in a country for which the Embassy of Belgium has visa jurisdiction: Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic


General information about stydying in Belgium can be found on the general website of the FPS Foreign Affairs