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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.

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 Mexican diplomatic offices in Belgium

Embassy of Mexico in Brussels, Belgium

Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 94, 1050 Brussels, BelgiumCheck on map

Phone: (322) 629-0777

Fax: (322) 629-0418



Office Hours: 09:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:00

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, MexicoCheck on map

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, MexicoCheck on map

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, MexicoCheck on map

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, MexicoCheck on map

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 11580Check on map

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, MexicoCheck on map

Phone: +52 01 2299228257


Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

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

Power Sockets

Type E French 2-pin  E French 2-pin

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