MEXICAN CITIZENS VISITING BELGIUM
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Mexican 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 Mexico 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 Mexican citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
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).
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 Mexican diplomatic offices in Belgium
List of Belgian diplomatic offices in Mexico
Embassy of Belgium in Mexico City, Mexico
Address: Avenida Alfredo Musset, 41 Colonia Polanco, Del. Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Mexico City, Mexico
Phone: +52 55 528 007 58
Fax: +52 55 528 002 08
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 13:30
Details: Hans-Christian Kint - Ambassador
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Cancun, Mexico
Address: Pabellón Caribe, Local PH 6 y 7, Av. Nichupté - Mz 2 Lote 22 SM 19, 77505 Benito Juárez, Cancun, Mexico
Phone: +52 99 888 456 75, +52 99 889 225 12
Fax: +52 99 888 456 75, +52 99 889 225 12
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 14:00
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Chihuahua, Mexico
Address: Manesa S.A. de C.V. Calle Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, 305 Complejo Industrial, AP. postal 1-74 - 131190, 31109 Chihuahua, Mexico
Phone: +52 61 448 114 49
Fax: +52 61 448 119 61
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Guadalajara, Mexico
Address: Privada de la Nogalera, 11 Las Canadas, 45132 Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone: +52 33 368 504 02
Fax: +52 33 368 504 02
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Monterrey, Mexico
Address: San Eduardo 5616 Col. Vistasol, Guadalupe, N.L. 67128 Monterrey, Mexico
Phone: +52 01 8183799559
Details: Jose Maria Lopez Roufosse - Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Puebla, Mexico
Address: Sauces nr 20 Col. Cipreses de Zavaleta, 72170 Puebla, Mexico City 11580
Phone: +52 22 222 468 69
Fax: +52 22 222 415 93
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Veracruz, Mexico
Address: Blvd. Ruiz Cortínez 3495 Torre Continental, 4° piso, Despacho 406, Colonia Ylang Ylang, 94298 Boca del Río Veracruz, Mexico
Phone: +52 01 2299228257
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Dutch 60%;
- French 40%;
- German less than 1%;
- Legally bilingual (Dutch and French)
Area: 30,510 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +32