Embassy of Belgium in Jamaica

Belgium in Jamaica

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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Jamaica and would like to register with the Embassy in Kingston? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Jamaica as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Jamaica, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
 

 
The Corona virus is quickly spreading around the world.

If you live in the region or are visiting, please follow the guidelines as issued by the local Ministry of Health and inform yourselves carefully before travelling concerning the situation in the country you are travelling to and concerning the precautionary measures you should take before, during and after travelling.

It is important to note that travel restrictions are currently imposed in most countries and airlines are cancelling flights so it is advisable to consult with your airline. 

If you have any symptoms such as fever, coughing or respiratory difficulties, please seek medical advice immediately.

Website of the World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
 

News

25 Nov

25 November 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the international campaign '16 days of activism against gender-based violence'. This campaign runs from 25 November (International Day against Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day) and aims at eradicating violence against women and girls worldwide.

22 Nov

Minister for Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, Meryame Kitir, is going on a working visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from November 23 to 28. The visit focuses on women's rights, gender equality and gender-based violence. Meetings with Congolese women and local and international organizations working on these topics will be central to the visit.

18 Nov

Earlier this month, a fuel truck exploded in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. More than 100 people were killed and more than 100 injured, with many people suffering from severe burns. Following the accident, Sierra Leone submitted a request for assistance to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, including a specific request for medical equipment.

06 Nov

Joint Statement on the release of the OHCHR-EHRC joint investigation,  signed by Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

28 Oct

The Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, Meryame Kitir, is making additional efforts to strengthen local vaccine production in Senegal. She made the announcement while on a working visit to the country. Yesterday, M. Kitir visited a number of projects in the health sector, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.