Every newcomer in Brussels has to make some important steps.
The City of Brussels is one of the 19 municipalities of the Brussels Capital Region.
It includes following postal codes (PDF, 0,47MB):
- 1000 Brussels: with the Pentagon (the city centre), the southern part Louise-Roosevelt (1050) and the European quarter (1040)
- 1020 Laeken
- 1120 Neder-Over-Heembeek
- 1130 Haren
Steps bound to the move
- search of housing
- opening of a water meter
- opening of a gas meter
- opening of an electricity meter
- opening of an Internet connection
- forwarding of mail
- book a place on the public road for the move
Other, more specific steps
The new parking plan will be in force from 15 June 2013. The plan regulates parking on the territory of the City of Brussels and wants to safeguard the interests of both residents, motorists, traders and other professional groups.
The 13th edition of the bilingual guide 'Expats in Brussels' (English and French) contains advice and addresses to promote integration in Brussels.
Brussels in flowers 2013: inscriptions
Every summer, the City of Brussels organizes 'Brussels in flowers'. This is a competition to incite private individuals to decorate their facade or small garden in front of the house with flowers. The purpose is to embellish the City.