Joint Visa Application Centre (Belgium)
179 Harrow Road,
London W2 6NB
|Telephone Number||0871 376 0023|
|Fax Number||020 7470 3710|
|Validity remaining on Passport||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for|
|Other Passport requirements||A blank page for the visa sticker|
|Student Visa validity||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for|
|Application form||P||Download from website.|
2 recent photographs. See website for full guidelines.
|Bank Statements||P||Recent showing name and address.|
|Department Letter||P||Stating the reason, length and number of visits. Proof of registration. May need to confirm that you will not miss any classes.|
|Evidence of return tickets||P||You may be asked to show evidence of a reservation, however, you MUST submit evidence of non-transferrable return tickets on approval of the visa in order for it to be issued to you.|
|Evidence of Hotel booking||P||Hotel bookings covering all of your stay in the Schengen countries.|
|Travel/medical Insurance||P||Covering at least 30,000 euros, for the whole length of stay. The policy must be taken out from the country of residence (i.e. UK). You must submit evidence of this when the visa is approved.|
€61 (£54, subject to exchange rates).
For Nationals of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine and the Reoublic of Yugoslavia, the Schengen visa fee is £31.50.
There is a service charge of £24 (inclusive of VAT) applicable per application over and above the visa fees for all applicants.
By postal order if applying by post
Please allow 15 Days for postal time.
|Regional Centres||Please note that visas can only be issued to UK student visa holders from the London visa application centre|
|Comments:||You must mention the correct date(s) of entry into the Schengen area and mention the countries to be visited and the length of stay in each Schengen country.
If you are staying with a friend you need to obtain a sponsorship form from them, signed by them, showing proof of their residence and evidence of their income and certified at the local Town Hall where they are registered (this document is a total of three pages).The Belgium Visa Application Centre can post passports as long as the address is provided at the time your application is being registered. Applications will be returned via Special Delivery mode only. You must make your preferred delivery mode known at the time of submission, as once your receipt is issued; the Centre cannot change the mode of return of your application. This service is restricted to Royal Mail coverage in the UK and Northern Ireland only. This is an optional extra service, and costs £7.40 per visa application. This fee has to be paid by postal order at the time of your application, and cannot be opted for later.
You should send a photocopy of each document, unless the original is requested (tickets, marriage certificates, passport, bank statements, insurance documents etc). Documents will not be returned.
You will need to prove that Belgium will be your main country of stay/maximum period of stay (for entry to multiple countries).