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Government of Canada services and information in Brussels, Belgium

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the Embassy of Canada to Belgium, in Brussels.

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All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

Declaration of birth in Belgium: The mother, the father or both parents must declare the child within 15 days after birth at the civil status office of the municipality where the child was born.

Citizenship services

Complete your citizenship application before booking an appointment to present your documents in person.

Payment method

PASSPORTS

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Passport renewal Payments online (in CAD$)

  • 5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 190$
  • 10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 260$
  • Child passport (0 to 15 years of age) = 100$

Urgent applications Payments online (in CAD$)

Before paying for any of these services, please contact the Government of Canada office abroad where you will be submitting your application, to confirm your eligibility. Pay these fees only if the Embassy instructs you to.

  • Temporary passport (Urgent travel) = 110$
  • Temporary passport exchange fee in Canada = 20$

Additional fees Payments online (in CAD$)

  • Additional administrative fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport = 45$You must pay this fee if you report a passport as lost or stolen and are applying for a replacement. This fee does not include the cost of new passport.
  • Certified true copy of one page of a passport (1 to 3 copies) = 45$
  • Retention of a valid passport = 45$Pay this fee to keep using your current valid passport while we process your replacement
  • Pick-up fee in Canada (exchange in person) = 20$

To pay your fees online you need

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

CITIZENSHIP

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

You must pay the Citizenship fees online

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

 

NOTARIAL SERVICES

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Consular fees can be paid with the Credit card authorisation form.

 

No cash is accepted.

Details Fee (CAD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00
Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship 100.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage abroad.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only, to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada. Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy (fees apply).

Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Declaration of civil status (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature (fees apply).

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

PASSPORTS

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Passport renewal Payments online (in CAD$)

  • 5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 190$
  • 10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 260$
  • Child passport (0 to 15 years of age) = 100$

Urgent applications Payments online (in CAD$)

Before paying for any of these services, please contact the Government of Canada office abroad where you will be submitting your application, to confirm your eligibility. Pay these fees only if the Embassy instructs you to.

  • Temporary passport (Urgent travel) = 110$
  • Temporary passport exchange fee in Canada = 20$

Additional fees Payments online (in CAD$)

  • Additional administrative fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport = 45$You must pay this fee if you report a passport as lost or stolen and are applying for a replacement. This fee does not include the cost of new passport.
  • Certified true copy of one page of a passport (1 to 3 copies) = 45$
  • Retention of a valid passport = 45$Pay this fee to keep using your current valid passport while we process your replacement
  • Pick-up fee in Canada (exchange in person) = 20$

To pay your fees online you need

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

CITIZENSHIP

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

You must pay the Citizenship fees online

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

 

NOTARIAL SERVICES

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Consular fees can be paid with the Credit card authorisation form.

 

No cash is accepted.

Details Fee (CAD)
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating signatures of Canadian authorities or notaries 50.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00
Issuing a Statement in lieu of Certificate of Non-impediment to Marriage Abroad. The fee shown is a minimum, per document. 30.00
Transfer of private or public funds from Canada or elsewhere to the mission. The fee shown is per transfer. 75.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (less than 200 words). The fee shown is per document. 30.00
Preparing a certificate, affidavit, declaration or other document (200-499 words). The fee shown is per document. 60.00
Providing a Passport Canada CTC. The fee shown is per set of three copies. 45.00

Passport services

You can pay online for all your passport services before completing your passport application.

Book an appointment to present your documents in person.

Payment method

PASSPORTS

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Passport renewal Payments online (in CAD$)

  • 5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 190$
  • 10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) = 260$
  • Child passport (0 to 15 years of age) = 100$

Urgent applications Payments online (in CAD$)

Before paying for any of these services, please contact the Government of Canada office abroad where you will be submitting your application, to confirm your eligibility. Pay these fees only if the Embassy instructs you to.

  • Temporary passport (Urgent travel) = 110$
  • Temporary passport exchange fee in Canada = 20$

Additional fees Payments online (in CAD$)

  • Additional administrative fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport = 45$You must pay this fee if you report a passport as lost or stolen and are applying for a replacement. This fee does not include the cost of new passport.
  • Certified true copy of one page of a passport (1 to 3 copies) = 45$
  • Retention of a valid passport = 45$Pay this fee to keep using your current valid passport while we process your replacement
  • Pick-up fee in Canada (exchange in person) = 20$

To pay your fees online you need

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

CITIZENSHIP

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

You must pay the Citizenship fees online

When you finish, you must

  • print a receipt of your payment
  • include it with your application

 

NOTARIAL SERVICES

Payment by credit card in $CAD only

Consular fees can be paid with the Credit card authorisation form.

 

No cash is accepted.

Details Fee (CAD)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00
Passport Retention 45.00
Special stamp 45.00
Pick-up fee 20.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Retiring abroad.

Same-sex marriage abroad

Same-sex marriages are legal in Belgium.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Visa and immigration services are offered at the Embassy of Canada to France, in Paris.

Voting abroad

Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).

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