Belgium

Annual Diplomatic Clearance Number (DCN)

2019

… for routine air transport of personnel / cargo:

    EUAT (XX) 2019

… for VIP flights:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 V

… for flights with IATA- / ICAO-compliant Dangerous Goods:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 DG

(XX) stands for the ISO 3166 two-letter country code of the signatory using the DCN for their flight, with the exception of EL being used for Greece.

Note: The Annual DCN displayed above are EXCLUSIVELY valid for Option 1 signatories of the DIC TA. Option 2 signatories have to request a DCN from BE through the standardised application process (EU Form V and associated timelines).

DIC Option

Belgium selected option 1.

Detailed information on the option 1 can be found in the DIC TA. The main points are described in the FAQ under “DIC Option”.

 

Additional Regulations / Instructions


For “Excluded Aerodromes / Areas“, “Air-to-Air Refueling Flights“, “Transport Helicopter Flights“, and “IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods” see the dedicated sections further down.


None.

 

Excluded Aerodromes

None.

 

Excluded Areas

See Belgian eAIP, Part 2, ENR 5 “Navigation warnings” for prohibited / restricted / danger areas, which are excluded from the use of the DIC TA DCN.

 

Air-to-Air Refueling Flights (AAR)

AAR missions in transit phase with no AAR action in progress and/or no joined fighter aircraft present are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to Section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

 

Transport Helicopter Flights

Transport helicopter missions are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

 

IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods

All flights, except those who are covered by a standing diplomatic clearance, are subject to an occasional diplomatic clearance request. This request has to be sent at least 10 (ten) working days in advance using the European Union Diplomatic Clearance (DIC) form.

Requests for standing diplomatic clearances, occasional requests and notifications, have to be sent through diplomatic channel to FPS Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, International Transport Directorate.
For EU and NATO members who have agreed on a simplified communication procedure, notifications and occasional requests may be sent directly to the Belgian Air Defence Notification Center.

Email:      atcc-atc-flmdc-adnc@mil.be

Phone:    +32  2 752 44 79

Fax:         +32  2 206 27 99   /   +32  2 752 42 01 (backup only)

Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR)

During office hours:

Ops & Trg / Div Sp / MTCC / MTAir / Diplomatic Clearance Office

Email:      ACOSOPSTRG-DIV-SP-MTCC-MTAIR-DIPLOCLEAR@mil.be

Phone:    +32 2 441 71 22  or  +32 2 441 82 42  or  +32 2 441 71 97

Fax:          +32 2 443 94 78

 

Outside office hours:

ATCC / ATC / FLMDC / ADNC Office

Email:       atcc-atc-flmdc-adnc@mil.be

Phone:    +32 2 752 44 79

Useful Links

Begian eAIP    https://www.belgocontrol.be/html/belgocontrol_static/eaip/eAIP_Main/html/index-en-GB.html

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