British Embassy in Brussels: Avenue d’Auderghem 10, Tel: (+32) 2 287 62 11
British Consulate General Brussels: Avenue d’Auderghem 10, Tel: (+32) 2 287 62 11
British Tourist Authority in Brussels: Avenue Louise, 140 Tel: +32 (2) 626 25 80
Police telephone number: 101
Health emergency number: 100
European emergency telephone number: 112
Prefix to call from Belgium to the UK: 00 + 44 + number (without initial 0)
Prefix to call Belgium from the UK: 00 + 32 + followed by the 7-digit number without the initial zero.
Calling from a British phone number to a Belgian number: 00 + 32 + followed by the 7-digit number without the initial zero.
Emergencies in Brussels: Pharmacies are generally open from 8.30h to 12.00h midday and from 13h30 to 18h, but they close on Saturdays afternoon and Sundays. If you go to a 24-hour pharmacy you will have to pay a 5-euro surcharge. You can visit any doctor with the European Health Insurance Card. You will have to pay for the visit, but please ask for the bill. When you go back home, you can request a refund, but always according to the Social Security regulations of your home country.
Required documents: If you are a national resident of a EU country, you can travel to Brussels with you ID card or passport, without customs control. If you travel by car, do not forget your driving license or an international circulation permit, together with the car insurance card.