Certificate of Belgian nationality

A Belgian nationality certificate is a document attesting to the Belgian nationality of a person.

Conditions

Living on the territory of the City of Brussels.

How to apply?

If you do not have an electronic ID card or residence card:

  • At the counter

Required documents

  • ID card or residence card

Rate

  • Free
  • 20 euros for the legalization if the document is to be used abroad (outside the European Union)

Waiting period

If the certificate is to be used in Belgium: immediately.

If the certificate is to be used abroad (outside the member states of the European Union): 5 working days. In this case, the City is responsible for requesting its legalization from the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs.

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