Spanish visa for Belgian citizens

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

Visa requirements:

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

Spain tourist visa requirements:

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

If you are looking for Spain 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 Spain nearest your place of residence.

  • Brussels: The Embassy of Spain in Brussels, Belgium (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 30 minutes)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Belgium) estimated Change (%)
2008 2,416,709 N/A
2009 2,278,611 -5.71%
2010 2,347,660 3.03%
2011 2,393,693 1.96%
2012 2,255,595 -5.77%
2013 2,393,693 6.12%
2014 2,278,611 -4.81%
2015 2,393,693 5.05%
2016 2,301,628 -3.85%
2017 2,474,720 7.52%
2018 2,500,278 1.03%

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

Spain & Belgium comparison

Spain's area is approximately 498,800 km2 (192,587 sq mi), while the area of Belgium is approximately 30,280 km2 (11,691 sq mi). This means Belgium is 16.47 times smaller than Spain.

As of June 2021, Spain's population is ~47.6 million people - 33,678,819 more people than the population of Belgium.

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

Spain Belgium Difference
Population (est 2021) 47,615,578 13,936,759 33.7 million more people live in Spain than Belgium
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 215 104 Spain has 111 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Belgium.
Travel freedom (2021) 144 144 Spain passport holders visit 0 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 492 259 Spanish hosts 233 more foreign missions than Belgium.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Belgium visiting Spain in 2018 was approximately 2,500,278.

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