Planning for Deposition Travel to Belgium
With teams living on the ground in Europe, Planet Depos offers 24/7 assistance for all of your deposition needs in Belgium. Our teams have been covering depositions in Belgium for over 15 years, and are therefore considered one of the leading experts in anything pertaining to covering depositions there. We will be more than happy to share this expertise and guide you through the scheduling process, travel and document assistance in Belgium.
Entry Requirements for Belgium
There are no special visas (tourist or business) required to enter Belgium for a stay of less than 90 days. A valid passport is required, showing at least 90 days validity post departure date from Belgium. Planet Depos does recommend traveling with at least 6 months validity on your passport, however. You will need 2 blank visa pages to visit Belgium. You will also need to check any countries you pass through to determine if a separate transit visa is required, as there are not many direct flights to Belgium from the U.S.
For more information, you can also contact the Belgian Embassy (3300 Garfield Street NW Washington DC 20008)
Flying to Belgium
There are three major international airports in Belgium:
- Brussels Airport (BRU) – Brussels (Brussels Airport)
- Charleroi Brussels South Airport (CRL) – Brussels (Charleroi Airport)
- Deurne/Antwerp Airport (ANR) – Antwerp (Antwerp Airport)
Airlines offering direct flights to Belgium from the U.S. include:
Travel in Belgium
For updated travel alerts and information, please visit the State Department’s webpage at:
You can also download the SmartTravel App for your smartphone created by the U.S. Department of State.
Staying in Belgium
There are several locations where U.S. depositions may be taken in Belgium. For example, major metropolis Brussels offers many luxury hotels to choose from for your lodging and conference room needs. We are more than happy to assist you with your conference room needs and hotel recommendations.
Medical Information for Belgium
Belgium has many high-quality medical facilities, in particular, their large university hospitals. For a list of medical facilities and English-speaking doctors in Belgium, please visit:
For updated health information, including health travel alerts and immunizations, please visit Belgium specific website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at:
Belgium, like most of Europe, uses the Euro as its currency. ATMs are available in all major cities, and major credit cards are usually accepted.
For up-to-date information on the local conversion rate, please visit a reputable currency converter website such as http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/ which also offers an app for smartphones.
Belgium has a cool, mild climate. Summer temperatures are low, in the mid 50’s, and in the fall they drop to the low 40’s. Winter temperatures range in the low 30’s to low 40’s, and spring sees temperatures rise to the mid 40’s.
Interesting Fact about Belgium
Belgium has more comic makers per square mile than any other country in the world. Both the Smurfs and Tintin originated in Belgium.