Every citizen having either a Belgian identity document or a Belgian residence document has a national registration number. You can find your national registration number on the back of your identity card. This number consists of 11 digits, the first six digits indicate the date of birth of the cardholder.
How do I obtain a Belgian passport?
A Belgian national with residence abroad can obtain a passport at the Belgian Consulate of the country where he or she lives. If he or she stays temporarily in Belgium, he/she can also obtain the passport at:
Where do I Find my Belgian ID number?
I don’t have an ID card, just passport. I’m not sure exactly where it is on a passport but you should look for the ‘rijksregisternummer’. The first 6 numbers are your date of birth in reverse so that should stand out. If you still have a regular Belgian ID besides the passport then it should be on the back of the ID.
How many alphas are in a Belgian passport number?
The passport identifier is an 8-character alphanumeric with the structure AB123456; 2 alphas followed by 6 digits. According to the Belgian police, 19,050 blank Belgian passports had been stolen between 1990 and 2002 and had been used to create forged travel documents.
Where can I find the biometric symbol on a Belgian passport?
Biometric passports have been issued since 2015 and these bear the standard biometric symbol () at the bottom of the front cover. Belgian passports are issued by FPS Foreign Affairs, the country’s ministry of foreign affairs.