Find out more about possible entry requirements related to yellow fever (Vaccines section). Check with your shipping company for passport requirements before you travel. The validity rules of the passport may be stricter than the conditions of entry into the country. Most governments have introduced restrictions and special entry and exit requirements for their territory due to COVID-19. These measures can be imposed suddenly and may include: Although the Canadian government issues passports with an “X” gender identifier, it cannot guarantee your entry or transit through other countries. In countries that do not recognize the gender identifier “X”, you may face entry restrictions. Before leaving, check with the foreign representative closest to your destination. If you are a Canadian citizen but also a Belgian citizen, our ability to provide you with consular services may be limited while you are there. You may also be subject to different entry/exit rules. Once you have paid the fee, the processing of the eTA application begins.

The Canada eTA will be delivered by email. The Canadian visa for Belgian citizens will be sent by e-mail after completing the online application form with the required information and once the online credit card payment has been verified. In very rare cases, if additional documents are required, the applicant will be contacted by Canada`s eTA prior to approval. Belgium is a country in the Schengen area. Canadian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Schengen countries. However, visa-free travel is only valid for stays of up to 90 days in a 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include visits to each country in the Schengen area. All passengers must be able to prove to both the airline and border control that they meet the conditions for entry into the Schengen area.

International travel to Belgium is allowed. At present, there are no requirements such as quarantine or health tests. Each country or territory decides who is allowed to enter or leave through its borders. The Government of Canada cannot intervene on your behalf if you do not comply with the regulations for entering or leaving your destination. Be careful, however: according to the requirements of the Canadian authorities, anyone aged 12 and over must be fully vaccinated to enter Canadian territory: be notified of your return trip to Canada! Travelers subject to a visa must apply in accordance with the instructions on our website. Please note that Schengen visas are not required for Canadian citizens staying less than 90 days. The Canadian visa for Belgian citizens consists of an online application form that can be completed in just five (5) minutes. It is necessary for candidates to enter information on their passport page, personal data, their contact details such as email address and address, and job details. The applicant must be in good health and must not have a criminal history. Applicants also need a valid credit or debit card or PayPal account to pay for the Canadian eTA. Belgian citizens must also provide a valid email address to receive the Canadian eTA in their inbox. It is your responsibility to carefully verify all data entered so that there are no problems with the Canadian Electronic Travel Agency (eTA), otherwise you may need to apply for another Canadian eTA.

Entry requirements in some countries may be less stringent if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Not all vaccines are accepted everywhere, so please check the local government`s advice before travelling. For more information on entry and exit requirements for the destination, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements, see Entry and Exit Regulations. If you are travelling with a temporary passport or emergency travel document, different entry requirements may apply. Before leaving, check with the foreign representative closest to your destination. Before travelling, check to see if any restrictions or requirements are still in place. Your safety could be at risk. You should think about your need to travel to that country, territory or region based on the needs of the family or business, your knowledge or familiarity with the region and other factors. If you`re already there, ask yourself if you really need to be there. If you don`t need to be there, you should think about leaving. The departure date of the Belgian citizen must be within 90 days of arrival. Holders of a Belgian passport must also obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization of Canada (eTA Canada) for a short period of 1 day to 90 days.