passport of Belgium

Belgium Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel49

Asset protection83

Quality of life40

"Plan B"48

About Belgium

A highly developed post-industrial state in the north-west of Europe. The economy is based on services and industry. The headquarters of the European Union and NATO are located in Brussels, the capital of Belgium.

Belgium is popular with travelers from neighboring European countries. Tourists come to see historical monuments, taste the famous Belgian waffles and chocolate.

Population

11.5 million

Capital

Brussels

Official language

French, Dutch, German

GDP per capita

$44.361

Time zone

UTC+1…+2

Currency

Euro

Belgium passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Life in Belgium or another EU country

    Belgium is a member of the European Union. Belgian citizens can live in any EU country. You won’t need a residence permit for this purpose — registering after three months of residence will be enough.

  • 2

    Access to 185 countries around the world

    A Belgian passport provides visa-free entry to the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and others.

  • 3

    Education and medical treatment in the European Union

    A child who holds a Belgian passport will enroll in a university of an EU country with more ease.

    Studying will cost less than for a citizen of a non-EU country. In addition, Belgian citizens receive benefits for healthcare in theirs and other EU countries.

  • 4

    Work and international entrepreneurship

    A Belgian passport allows one to open a company in this country or another European country. To work in the European Union, you won’t need to obtain a residence or work permit in advance.

Grounds for obtaining a Belgium passport

Belgium allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: null

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Belgium passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records