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A foreigner who arrives for the first time in Belgium has to contact the Foreigners' Office for the first registration.
The documents that a foreigner needs for the first registration in the register of foreigners depends on the category to which the foreigner belongs:
- Members of the European Union (EU), members of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss subjects
- Relatives of a subject of the EU, EEA or Switzerland and not subjects of the EU, EEA or Switzerland themselves
- Foreigners outside the EU, or EEA, or Switzerland and not related to a subject of the EU, EEA or Switzerland
For more information:
For more information about asylum:
For the European or international civil servant
The European or international civil servant, who holds a residence permit delivered by the Federal Public service (SPF) Foreign Affairs, has to address his employer for the registration.
Change of address
A change of address has to be reported at the city services:
Boulevard Anspach 6
Fax : 02 279 36 11
Opening hours : from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm (distribution of tickets from 8:15 am)
Telephone hours : from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am till 4 pm
Closing period : disrupted service on Thursday 6 November 2014 (national protest)
Choose your best price for gas and electricity
The Federal Economy Service organizes - in cooperation with the municipalities - the 'Dare to Compare' campaign. This campaign should help citizens to choose their most advantageous gas and electricity supplier. The City of Brussels offers this service from 20 to 29 November 2014.