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The Philippine Trade and Investment Center of the Philippine Embassy and Mission in Brussels, Belgium is the Commercial Section of the diplomatic post and has 3 main functions

Trade Promotion

  • Trade Promotion is the main goal of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Belgium.
  • To increase trade from the Philippines to Belgium, PTIC Brussels assists Philippine companies by providing information
    • about the market - overview, opportunities and risks
    • information on market access laws, rules and regulations, and
    • provide business matching services that will facilitate trade with Belgium
  • Likewise, PTIC Brussels also provides information to Belgian and Luxembourg businesses interested in trade with Philippine companies by providing the same information on the Philippines
    • Market Intelligence and Information - Market Overview, Trends and Opportunities,
    • Information on Market access laws, rules and regulations
    • Business Matching with Philippine companies
  • Marketing is an important regular activity where PTIC directly seeks excellent potential trade partners that will bring business and capital to the Philippines and providing information on the sectors, industries and geographical areas that will answer the demand of Belgian and Luxembourg companies.

Investment Promotion

  • PTIC Brussels will provide comprehensive information on the Philippines' investment climate and policies to potential investors from Belgium and Luxembourg and companies already doing business with or in the Philippines by actively seeking excellent potential investors in key sectors where the Philippines is an excellent choice and destination for Belgian and Luxembourg investments.
  • Taking the lead in the promotion of investments from the Board of Investments (BOI), PTIC Brussels assists potential investors from Belgium and Luxembourg to venture and prosper in desirable areas of economic activities in the Philippines.
  • PTIC Brussels shall provide the following services:
    • Investment Intelligence: Market overview, Trends and Opportunities
    • Information on Market access laws, rules and regulations to facilitate the unimpeded entry of Investments from Belgium and Luxembourg to the country
    • Business Matching with Philippine companies, sectors and industries
    • Provide information on the various fiscal and legal incentives to investors under BOI, PEZA and other special economic zones.
  • Marketing Philippine Investment Opportunities in sectors of the most potential is PTIC Brussels' priority by actively identifying and approaching said investors or associations and groups of investors.

Trade Policy Negotiations

  • PTIC Brussels, under the guidance of the Ambassador and the Department of Trade and Industry and the Bureau of International Trade Relations, shall represent and protect the interests of the Philippines and its industries in the European Commission
  • Responsibilities include, among others:
    • Presentation and Negotiation of Government Position in Consultative meetings held by the EUROPEAN COMMISSION
    • Defend and monitor Philippine interests in trade issues with the EUROPEAN COMMISSION, and the host governments
    • Representation in the EUROPEAN COMMISSION Asean Free Trade Agreement
    • Representation and presentation of Philippine government position in GSP negotiations, WCO negotiations, tariff negotiations, etc.
    • Represent and ably defend Philippine companies in trade disputes


For more information, please contact:

Avenue Louise 207, Bte 5
B - 1050 Brussels
Tel. Nos.  +32 2 649.44.00  +32 2 649.44.00 ; 649.89.48
Fax No. - +32 2 649.89.40
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Website: www.dti.gov.ph


Philippine Embassy in Brussels


297 Avenue Moliere, 1050 Brussels
E-mail: consular.brusselspe@gmail.com

Consular matters: (+32) 02 340 33 73 
Consular matters: (+32) 02 340 33 74

Trunkline: (+32) 02 340 33 77 to 78

Fax Number: (+32) 02 345 64 25
Duty Officer: (+32) 0488 609.177
E-mail: brusselspe@gmail.com


Operating Hours of the
Consular Section

- Assessment and processing of application for a travel document is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

- Mondays to Fridays (except Belgium & Philippine declared holidays)

Note: Applicants should come appropriately attired.






In view of the observance of  special non-working holidays, the Embassy will be closed on Monday, 26 December and Friday, 30 December 2016 and Monday, 02 January 2017.

For urgent matters, please call the Embassy's Duty Officer Phone: 0488-609-177. Thank you.


2017 Declared Holidays

Trade & Investment Center

Jose Antonio S. Buencamino

Commercial Counselor
Avenue Louise 207, Bte 5B, 1050
Brussels, Belgium View Map
Tel: +32 2 649.44.00 / 649.89.48
Fax: +32 2 649.89.40
E-mail: brussels@dti.gov.ph
Web: www.dti.gov.ph







Consul General, a.h.

Venneborglaan 90, 2100 Deurne, Antwerp
E-mail: pb.vanbogaert@skynet.be
E-mail: aguansing@skynet.be
Tel No./Fax (03) 325.71. 16


Consul General, a.h.

New Ernst & Young Bldg.35E Avenue John F. Kennedy 2L-1855 Luxembourg
Tel. No. (+352) 42 124 8444
(+352) 42 124 84 06 
Email: alain.kinsch@lu.ey.com



Agricultural Office

Jose I.C. Laquian

Agricultural Attaché
Tel:  +(32) 02 340 37 90 
Fax: +(32) 02 343 02 69
For more information on the Philippine agricultural sector, please visit the following website: www.da.gov.ph


OV and other Advisories


The Department of Foreign Affairs requests the public's kind understanding on the ongoing delays in the release of passports. These delays are due to technical issues on the part of the company printing the passports.

Those with immediate travel plans are advised to wait until their passports are released before confirming their flights.

Please  be  assured  that  the  Department  is  exerting  all  efforts  to  ensure  the resumption of normal services as soon as possible.


List of OV in Belgium and Luxembourg whose registration will be deactivated by the RERB in OFOV for failing to vote in the last two consecutive elections (2013 and 2016).

List of Printed IDs of Voters registered in Belgium recently received from COMELEC (available at the Embassy)

List of Printed IDs of Voters registered in Luxembourg recently received from COMELEC (available at the Embassy)