Consulate General in Istanbul

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Contact our Consulate General in Istanbul

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Contact details

Consulate General Istanbul
Siraselviler Caddesi, 39 
34433 Taksim Istanbul 

T: +90 212 243 20 68
T: +90 212 243 33 01
T: +90 212 243 33 00

Emergency number outside opening hours: +90 532 473 58 00. Only for Belgians in distress. Don't use this number for questions regarding visa applications. (visa questions only)

The Consulate's telephone operator is reachable between 09:00 and 12:30 only. Please address your questions via the email. For a quick and informative response, we ask you to identify yourself adequately by indicating your name, date of birth, nationality and contact details. Thanking you in advance for your compréhension and cooperation.

Questions regarding visas will not be answered on the emergency number. 

Thank you for your understanding.

Opening hours

Consular Section: appointment
08.30 – 12.30 and 13.00-16.30

Visa Service: only with appointment
08.30 – 12.30 and 13.00-16.30

Legalisation of a support letter for a student (annexe 32 / bijlage 32): 14.30-15.30 (only) 

Closing days 2023


If you have to go to the Consulate General for: certificate of life, signature legalization, passport / EID application

Make an appointment in advance with the consular services at one of the numbers mentioned above or by e-mail.

Once there, respect the health instructions that apply.

Change in appointment scheduling for visa application with our partner VFS Global

From March 31, service fees at VFS Global will be payable online when booking an appointment. If you do not show up for the appointment, these fees will not be refunded.

The fees related to the visa application itself, depending on the type of visa requested, will be payable at the time of the appointment for the introduction of the application at the VFS Global center.

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