Information for visitors and external service providers

If you will be visiting or providing services at the National Bank of Belgium, please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the following important information.

Instructions

Visitors, trainees and technical staff are kindly requested to use the personnel entrance, located at 14 Boulevard de Berlaimont, to access our premises.

Please provide your NBB contact person with the following information prior to your arrival:

  • Full name
  • ID card number
  • Company name
  • Date and time of arrival and departure
  • Vehicle number plate (if you plan to use the car park)

Upon your arrival at the Bank, please go to the reception. You will be asked to present a photo ID (identity card or passport) and, in return, will be issued a badge which will allow you to access our premises. Your contact person will be informed of your arrival and will come to pick you up at the reception.

We hope you have a productive and enjoyable time at the National Bank of Belgium. Should you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to your designated NBB contact person.

Address

  • Personnel entrance

    Address: 14 Boulevard de Berlaimont, 1000 Brussels
    Operating hours: Monday - Friday, 7:45 to 17:45

  • NBB car park

    41 Rue Montagne aux Herbes potagères, 1000 Brussels

Directions

The National Bank is just a short walk from Brussels Central Station, with its connections to the railway, underground and bus networks. Next to the Bank, there is a Villo! station (www.villo.be), where you can hire a bicycle.

  • By public transport

    The NBB is a five-minute walk from Brussels Central Station, making it easy to reach by public transport. Leaving the station by the main entrance (Carrefour de l’Europe), turn right onto Boulevard de l’Impératrice. A few minutes later, you’ll pass the cathedral; carry on until you reach Boulevard de Berlaimont.

    • Train: Bruxelles-Central/Brussel Centraal station. Timetables may be consulted at www.belgiantrain.be.
    • Underground: Gare Centrale/Centraal Station or De Brouckère metro stations (lines 1 and 5). See www.stib-mivb.be for more information.
    • Bus: Gare Centrale/Centraal Station (29, 38, 63, 65, 66, 71, 86) or Arenberg (29, 66, 71, 86) stops. See the route planners provided by STIB, TEC and De Lijn.

    For more information, please see this multimodal access plan.

  • By car

    The NBB car park is accessible only to Bank staff and registered visitors or guests. Details on nearby public car parks can be found at www.q-park.be (Pachéco) and www.interparking.be (Grand‑Place car park and others).

    Access via the Brussels inner ring (Petite Ceinture) – Rue de la Loi:
    • Coming from the Brussels inner ring along Rue de la Loi, follow the signs to Centre/Centrum.
    • At the traffic lights with the Royal Park on your left, go straight on.
    • At the next set of traffic lights, turn right and follow the road 90 degrees around the cathedral.
    • Take the first left.
    • At the traffic lights, go straight on through the intersection into Rue d’Assaut.
    • The car park will be on your right, after the bend in the road.
    Access via the Brussels inner ring (Petite Ceinture) – Boulevard Pachéco
    • Stay on the Brussels inner ring until the Botanical Gardens (Botanique/Kruidtuin).
    • Take Boulevard Pachéco.
    • At the roundabout, keep straight on to Boulevard de Berlaimont.
    • After 300 metres, turn right into Rue d’Assaut.
    • The car park will be on your right, after the bend in the road.