Biometrics and Belgians abroad


If you reside abroad, applying for a new biometric passport is not always straightforward. Indeed, in many cases, you will have to travel long distances to provide your biometric data.

The passport applicant must be physically present

Every citizen will have to apply for a passport in person (from the age of 6) at the appropriate embassy or consulate.

Preparing your passport application

On this website you will find the passport application forms as well as information on the other possibilities available to you.


Applying for a new passport

Data retention

Price and time required

Other possibilities

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