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VISA and Travel Documents:
What do you need - Geel?
Do you need a Visa?
All the information concerning visa applications for Belgium is available on the website of the Foreigners Department of the FPS Home Affairs, which is the competent Belgian authority for access to the territory, stay, residence and removal of foreigners in Belgium. More info
For information about the Schengen- visa, please visit www.schengenvisainfo.com/belgium-visa
At which embassy or consulate shall I introduce my visa application?
You should apply for your visa in person at the Belgian embassy or consulate which is competent for your country of residence, where you will be requested to communicate your travel destination as well as the circumstances of it. In a number of cases, you can lodge your visa application through an external service provider (outsourcing partner). In some very specific cases, you can also be exempted from personally lodging your application. For further details, please contact the relevant embassy or consulate. To find out which Belgian embassy or consulate is competent for you visa application, please consult this link.
The organization can provide you with a letter of invitation to participate in the FEED 2016 conference if necessary. The organization will only issue letters for the sole duration of the course and for congress participants only (not for accompanying persons). No financial support can be given.
IMPORTANT: before we can issue an invitation letter, we must have received your on-line registration for the congress and the related payment.
If you need a letter of invitation, please contact the Secretariat in due time, preferably by e-mail:
Feed2016@semico.be or fax (+32 9 233 85 97).
Please state your:
as well as the e-mail address to which the letter should be sent.
- Last name
- First name(s)
- Home address
- Birth date
- Identity card number or
- Passport number
Please note: invitation letters will not be sent by courier, only by mail.
NOTE: we strongly recommend that you proceed with your registration and visa request no later than six weeks before the conference start and that you inform yourself of the timeframe needed for the obtention of your visa if relevant.