Belgian Customs Representation abroad

  • Belgian customs authorities' representation abroad - Customs attachés

    The General Administration of Customs and Excise (GAC&E) has an international network of five customs attachés who are attached to the Belgian embassies in the following countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and Indonesia.

    They represent the Belgian customs authorities in the diplomatic services, public administrations, businesses and private individuals in the country of their assignment.

  • How can the customs attachés be of service?

    The customs attachés have an important economic function and can offer support and useful information with regard to customs and excise regulations. Examples include taxes due on import and import procedures.

    They are also in direct contact with the customs services in the country of their establishment and have an extensive network there. Having their affiliated administration in the country of employment, they also participate in several customs related projects such as projects to secure and facilitate trade.

  • How can you contact the customs attachés?

    Economic operators, customs agencies, shipowners, trade unions, other public authorities and private individuals may contact these customs attachés to obtain their advice.

    You can contact them directly via the contact data below.

    Brazil (Belgium - 4 hours in winter/- 5 hours in summer)

    Ms Carine WILLEMS
    Customs attaché - Adida Aduaneira
    Embassy of Belgium - Embaixada da Bélgica
    Avenida das Nações – Lote 32
    Setor de Embaixadas Sul – QD 809
    704220-900 Brasília - DF (Brazil)
    Tel (BR) : +55 61 34431133
    GSM (BR) : +55 (61) 98249 7832
    E-mail : Carine.Willems@minfin.fed.be

    India (Belgium + 4.5 hours in winter/+ 3.5 hours in summer)

    Mr Stefan Kessen
    Customs Attaché
    Embassy of Belgium
    50-N Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
    110021 New Delhi (India)
    Tel (BE): +32 257 861 62
    Mobile phone (BE): +32 4707 861 62
    E-mail: Stefan.Kessen@minfin.fed.be

    China, Hongkong and Macau (Belgium + 7 hours in winter/+ 6 hours in summer)

    Ms Isabelle BEDOYAN
    Customs Attaché
    Embassy of Belgium
    3, Sanlitun Dongsan Jie
    100600 Chaoyang, Beijing (People’s Republic of China)
    Mobile phone (CN): +86 136 8148 3272
    E-mail:  Isabelle.Bedoyan@minfin.fed.be

    Russia (Belgium + 2 hours in winter/+ 1 hour in summer)

    Mr Emmanuel Geronnez
    Customs Attaché
    Embassy of Belgium
    Ulitsa Malaya Molchanovka 7
    115127 Moscow (Russia)
    Tel (BE): +32 257 668 32
    E-mail: Emmanuel.Geronnez@minfin.fed.be

    Indonesia (Belgium + 6 hours in winter/+ 5 hours in summer)

    Mr Eddy DE CUYPER
    Customs Attaché
    Embassy of Belgium
    Deutsche Bank Bld, 13th floor
    Jl. Imam Bonjol 80,
    Jakarta 10310 (Indonesia)
    Mobile phone (ID):  +62 81 1182 1030
    E-mail address: Eddy.Decuyper@minfin.fed.be