Embassy of Belgium in Qatar

Belgium in Qatar

Welcome to our website

 
Qatar

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

On this website you will find information on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Qatar, as well as current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information.

Don’t forget to visit our Facebook page and, if you live in Qatar, join the “Belgians in Qatar” group! For business-related matters, don’t hesitate to approach our Trade attachés and the Belgian Business Club in Qatar
 

The Embassy is recruiting an administrative and consular affairs assistant !

We are looking for a dynamic candidate who would like to strengthen the consular section of the Embassy. You will deal with service to the public, accounting, filing, correspondence, answering phones and other administrative duties.This will be an active function in a small team from 16th September onwards.

The position requires language skills (fluent Arabic, English, French and/or Dutch), computer knowledge, a flexible and positive attitude and team spirit. Previous experience is a bonus. 

Interested in this function? Submit your cv and motivation letter at doha@diplobel.fed.be before August 31st 2018.
 

Beware of scams

A number of citizens informed us over the last few days that they had been victims of attempted scams. They were contacted by con-men who tried to extort money from them over the phone by pretending to be working for our Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In order to make their story more credible, they had managed to have our central telephone number in Brussels appear (02/501.81.11) on the screen.

We call expressly everyone not to take any kind of action following such calls. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs never takes contact by phone alone to clear financial matters with the public, whatever the issue.

If you are the victim of a fraud, please inform us through our complaint form or refer it directly to the federal contact point (https://meldpunt.belgie.be/meldpunt/en/welcome).

 

News

14 Nov

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo are preoccupied by the on-going fighting in Yemen, particularly in the port of Hodeïda. The city is indeed of strategic importance because it is the entry point for more than three quarters of imports and international humanitarian aid into the country. Yemen undergoes an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, currently the worst in the world.

12 Nov

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opens today the annual plenary session of the Kimberley Process at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. The Kimberley Process is the global platform in the fight against the trade in conflict diamonds.

09 Nov

Since the end of September, our fellow countryman Michel Arrion is the new head of the International Cacao Organization (ICCO) located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Belgium is a world leader when it comes to chocolate, with more than 400 companies and a yearly production of 650.000 tons.

09 Nov

On November 7th, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo had a long exchange with Dr. Riyad al-Malki, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian Authority. The meeting allowed the ministers to address a whole series of bilateral questions, including development cooperation. Also the Middle East Peace Process and the Belgian priorities at the United Nations Security Council were discussed.

02 Nov

Today is the International Day to end impunity for crimes against journalists. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders reiterates the importance of freedom of expression and media freedom to promote and protect human rights. Allowing journalists to work freely and independently, is a fundamental cornerstone for a well-functioning and open democracy. Apart from informing the public, they also have a supervisory role to hold those in power accountable and address wrongdoings.