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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Argentinian citizen for short-stay period in Belgium starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Belgium. All tourists entering Belgian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Belgian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Argentina who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Argentinian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Belgian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs. Goods can be imported into Belgian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Belgium with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.

List of Argentinian diplomatic offices in Belgium

Embassy of Argentina in Brussels, Belgium

Address: Avenue Louise 225 - Piso 3, 1050 Brussels, BelgiumCheck on map

Phone: (+32) 2 647 78 12

Fax: (+32) 2 647 93 19



Office Hours: 9:00 - 17:00

Details: Mr Pablo Ariel GRINSPUN - Ambassador

List of Belgian diplomatic offices in Argentina

Embassy of Belgium in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Address: Defensa, 113 (8opiso), 1065 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCheck on map

Phone: (+54) (11) 4331.00.66 to 69

Fax: (+54) (11) 4331.08.14



Details: Mr Thomas Antoine - Ambassador

Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Cordoba, Argentina

Address: Filemen Posse 2533 Alto Palermo Norte, X5009JCA Cordoba, Argentina

Phone: (+54) (351) 481.32.98

Fax: (+54) (351) 422.10.48


Details: Mr Alejandro Carlos Jesus Blaess - Consul

Consulate of Belgium in Mar del Plata, Argentina

Address: Ruta 88, Km 25, B7600 Mar del Plata, ArgentinaCheck on map

Phone: (+54) (223) 464.20.00

Fax: (+54) (223) 464.20.00


Details: Annie van Heden - Consul

Consulate of Belgium in Resistencia, Argentina

Address: Avenida Laprida, 2690, 3500 Resistencia, ArgentinaCheck on map

Phone: (+54) (3722) 424-213

Fax: (+54) (3722) 424-213


Details: Mr Bernardo Juan Carlos Ducarme - Consul

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About Belgium

Capital: Brussels
  • Dutch 60%;
  • French 40%;
  • German less than 1%;
  • Legally bilingual (Dutch and French)

Area: 30,510 KM2
Population: 10,403,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +32

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