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Registration in the population register

This page has been automatically translated from French into English by a translation software. Automatic translations are not as accurate as translations made by professional human translators. Nevertheless these pages can help you understand information published by the City of Brussels.

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:

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:

Practical information

Foreigners' Office
Administrative centre
Boulevard Anspach 6
3rd floor
1000 Brussels [plan]

Tel. : 02 279 35 20
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

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Boulevard Jacqmain and Max in one-way direction

Since 9 December 2014, the Boulevard Emile Jacqmain and the Boulevard Adolphe Max are only accessible in one-way direction.

Boulevard Jacqmain and Max in one-way direction