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Asylum request

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

The asylum seeker will have to appear at the counter of reception of the service, which will steer 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 as well as the certificate of registration
  • Change of address in the municipality (move): annex 25/26 as well as the certificate of registration
  • Continuation of the permit of stay: annex 25/26 as well as the certificate of registration, as well as a photo and the sum of 10 euro (for 1 month) or 25 euro (for 3 months)

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

Practical information

Demography
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
Closing period : disrupted service on Thursday 6 November 2014 (national protest)


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