German visa for Belgian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Belgian passport holders visiting Germany for a short-term stay: "Freedom of movement ".

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Belgian citizens to enter Germany for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required "Freedom of movement "
Evisa Germany e-visa for Belgian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Germany visa on arrival for Belgian citizens Not Available

Germany tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Belgian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Germany.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Germany.

If you are looking for Germany visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Belgium, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Germany nearest your place of residence.

  • Brussels: The Embassy of Germany in Brussels, Belgium (Working hours: Open now. Close in 4 hours 12 minutes)
  • Liege: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Liege, Belgium (Working hours: Open now. Close in 4 hours 12 minutes)
  • Antwerp: The Honorary Consulate of Germany in Antwerp, Belgium (Working hours: Open now. Close in 4 hours 12 minutes)
  • Eynatten: The Consulate General of Germany in Eynatten, Belgium (Working hours: Open now. Close in 4 hours 12 minutes)

Germany visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Germany diplomatic mission offices to Belgium for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Belgium traveling to Germany from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Belgium) estimated Change (%)
2008 1,284,479 N/A
2009 1,297,586 1.02%
2010 1,245,158 -4.04%
2011 1,350,013 8.42%
2012 1,271,372 -5.83%
2013 1,297,586 2.06%
2014 1,310,693 1.01%
2015 321,724 -75.45%
2016 1,424,482 342.77%
2017 1,353,257 -5.00%
2018 1,452,971 7.37%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Germany & Belgium comparison

Germany's area is approximately 348,560 km2 (134,579 sq mi), while the area of Belgium is approximately 30,280 km2 (11,691 sq mi). This means Belgium is 11.51 times smaller than Germany.

As of December 2021, Germany's population is ~108.5 million people - 92,240,212 more people than the population of Belgium.

We have highlighted Germany & Belgium’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Germany Belgium Difference
Population (est 2021) 108,538,079 16,297,867 92.2 million more people live in Germany than Belgium
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 227 104 Germany has 123 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Belgium.
Travel freedom (2021) 145 144 Germany passport holders can visit 1 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 593 259 German hosts 334 more foreign missions than Belgium.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Belgium travel to Germany in one year?

The number of visitors from Belgium visiting Germany in 2018 was approximately 1,452,971.

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