For Belgians in Belgium


You are Belgian and are staying in Belgium?
You might already have been confronted with the new biometric passports.

An increasing number of municipal administrations issue passports with fingerprints

At the end of 2012, the first municipal administration was fitted out with biometric equipment.
Since October 2013, numerous other municipal administrations also issue new biometric passports with fingerprints.
By March 2014, that should extend to all the municipal administrations.

If you have been provided a passport before your municipal administration started with biometric data, your passport will be valid till the end of the validation period (5 years).