Stay in Belgium
Registration and renewal of stay
Stay of less than 3 months
If you are coming to Belgium for a stay of less than 3 months, you must notify the city office of your short stay. You may require a short-stay visa type C.
Stay of more than 3 months
Arranging long stay, applying for residence permit, renewal of residency ...
Stay as a student
Registration as a student in Belgium, apply for an extension of your stay, apply for a search year ...
Residence of Ukrainians who had to flee their country
You must go through a number of steps to register yourself in the city registry.
We only accept documents drawn up in or translated into Dutch, French, German or English. Some foreign documents also require legalisation.
Taking a passport photo in a photo booth
Do you need a passport photo to settle administrative matters? The city office has a booth where you can have passport photos made.