How to Apply for Belgium Study Visa in Nigeria

How to Apply for Belgium Study Visa in Nigeria

Here is a guide on how to apply for Belgium study visa in Nigeria. If you are looking at studying in Belgium, then you are looking at studying in the best country for children’s educational well-being (according to UNESCO 2007) where education is compulsory till age 18. How is that for a quick fact?!

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As a Nigerian or a non-Nigerian national who isn’t a Belgian, you will have to get a Belgian Study Visa to study in Belgium.

This post shares the tips on how to successfully apply for a BELGIAN STUDY VISA. It also shares the Belgium visa application requirements in Nigeria. Please read on. If you wish to visit Belgium for vacation or tourism, you should apply for the tourist visa. There is a guide on Belgian Tourist Visa application to help you apply.

What is Belgium Study Visa?

BELGIAN STUDY VISA is a type of Belgium long-term visa which allows you to stay and study in Belgium for more than 90 days. The Belgian government, like most countries’, does not allow the entry of individuals into the Belgian territory to study in Belgium except he or she meets certain requirements.

Who Can Apply for Belgium Study Visa?

There are certain criteria that must be met before an individual is granted the BELGIAN STUDY VISA. Most of them are:

  1. He/she must have been given admission by a Belgian university of college.
  2. He/she must have enough money to foot the bills of living and studying in Belgium.
  3. He/she must have an original medical and travel insurance (you can get this without troubles from any credible insurance company in Nigeria).
  4. He/she mustn’t have criminal records and must be a respecter of law and order.

Applying for Belgium Study Visa in Nigeria

Whenever you wish to apply for BELGIAN STUDY VISA, do so at least three working weeks before the intended travelling date that you have in mind, while also following the guidelines below:

Step 1

Filling an application form: Click here to print out your application form and fill it carefully and duly.

Step 2

Arranging supporting documents: Documents that are needed to complement your valid international passport when applying for your visa is needed. Click here to see the supporting documents that you need in details.

Step 3

Submitting your documentations: You should visit the Visa Application Centre (VAC) between 8am and 2pm on all working days (except on Nigerian and Belgian public holidays) to submit your collated documents; your visa application form; and your valid international passport.

The VAC offices in Nigeria are:

  • 38, Lobito Crescent, Wuse-2, Abuja.
  • Manor House, plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way, (Opposite Treasure Garden Estate, 3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway) Lekki Phase I, Lagos.

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Endeavored to meet all the Belgium visa application requirements. While the Belgian Embassy reserves the right to grant or refuse visa application regardless of your documentation, you should to play your part. This is how to apply for Belgium study visa in Nigeria with success.

Till we another time, enjoy.

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2018-07-04T09:07:40+00:00May 29th, 2016|Visa Application|2 Comments


  1. Faith February 26, 2017 at 3:34 am - Reply

    After much research i see that i need to pay €215 to the home office in Brussels, Then submit my application with receipt?Could you please shed more light on this not entirely sure if its true as only one website mentions it.

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