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ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING BELGIUM


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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

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Documents
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.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Israel 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 Israeli 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.


Minors
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 Israeli diplomatic offices in Belgium


Embassy of Israel in Brussels, Belgium

Address: 40 avenue de l'Observatoire, 1180 BrusselsCheck on map


Phone: 02 373 55 00


Fax: 02 373 56 17


Email: info@brussels.mfa.gov.il


Website: http://brussels.mfa.gov.il


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 12.30 am except for bank holidays


Details: Jurisdiction: Belgium and Luxembourg


List of Belgian diplomatic offices in Israel


Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem, Israel

Address: 5, Baibars Street , Sheikh Jarrah, P.O.Box 19099 , Jerusalem 9119002, Israel


Phone: + (972) (2) 582.82.63


Fax: + (972) (2) 581.40.63, + (972) (2) 582.87.20


Email: jerusalem@diplobel.fed.be


Website: http://www.diplomatie.be/jerusalem/


Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 13:30 Friday 08:30 - 12:00


Embassy of Belgium in Tel Aviv, Israel

Address: Abba Hillel Silver St. 12, 15th floor , 52506 Ramat-Gan , Tel Aviv , IsraelCheck on map


Phone: + (972) (0) 3- 6138130


Fax: + (972) (0) 3-6138160


Email: TelAviv@diplobel.fed.be


Website: http://diplomatie.belgium.be/israel/


Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 16:00 Friday 08:30 - 13:00


Details: John Cornet d'Elzius - Ambassador

Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Eilat, Israel

Address: 424/1 Jerushalayim Hashlema Bld , 88110 Eilat, IsraelCheck on map


Phone: + (972) (8) 637.55.56


Fax: + (972) (8) 637.68.08


Email: poms-j@actcom.co.il


Details: Jacky Poms - Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Haifa, Israel

Address: 22 Allenby Road , 31334 Haifa , IsraelCheck on map


Phone: +972 4 852 40 77, +972 4 855 65 02


Fax: +972 4 853 73 64


Email: cons.belgium@marco.co.il


Office Hours: Monday to Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00


Details: Michael Marcovici - Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Haifa, Israel

Address: 22 Allenby Road , 31334 Haifa , IsraelCheck on map


Phone: +972 4 852 40 77, +972 4 855 65 02


Fax: +972 4 853 73 64


Email: cons.belgium@marco.co.il


Office Hours: Monday to Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00


Details: Michael Marcovici - Honorary Consul


Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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  • Rabies

About Belgium

Capital: Brussels
Languages:
  • 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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