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Asylum request

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.

An asylum seeker who arrives for the first time in Belgium or who wishes to change his address has to contact the Foreigners' Office.

The asylum seeker will have to appear at the service desk, which will lead him towards the adequate counter.

The asylum seeker needs following documents for his file:

  • First registration: annex 25/26
  • Change of address coming from another municipality: annex 25/26 and the certificate of registration
  • Change of address in the municipality (move): annex 25/26 and the certificate of registration
  • Continuation of the permit of stay: annex 25/26 and the certificate of registration, as well as a photo and the sum of 10 euros (for 1 month) or 25 euros (for 3 months)

For any information about the status of asylum seeker or about the asylum procedure, it is suggested to consult the following sites:

Practical information

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

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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