Certificate of morality

The certificate of morality (Extract from the Police Record 596.1.8) is delivered to every person working or wanting to work, in a occasional or permanent way, in a bar (horeca, snack,...).

How to obtain a certificate of morality?

  • via Irisbox
  • at the counter of the Police record service of the City of Brussels

Documents to be supplied

  • ID card
  • a mandate (PDF, 29.04 KB) and the copy of the ID card if a third person comes to collect the certificate of morality (the employer cannot make the demand for his employee)

Useful information: any demand introduced by a bar manager (establishment in which alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks or sold to be consumed on the spot or to be taken) whose establishment is situated on the territory of the City Brussels must be introduced:


  • free for employers
  • free for employees

Waiting period

  • at the counter: at once