Non-EU foreigner - Temporary protection - Residence permit renewal (A Card)

From 4 January 2024, non-EU nationals with temporary protection status can apply to their municipality of residence for a renewal of their residence permit (A Card), which will be extended until 4 March 2025.

Hold an A Card as a person with temporary protection status.

Please note: from 4 January 2024, new temporary protection beneficiaries in possession of a 'temporary protection certificate' can immediately obtain an A Card valid until 4 March 2025, once they have applied to register in their municipality of residence.

By appointment, at the counter of the Administrative Centre of the City of Brussels to be made:

  • online
  • by phone on: 02 279 35 20

  • Passport
  • A Card
  • A recent passport photo on a white background

  • Standard application: 26 euros
  • Urgent application: 150 euros
  • Renewal following a 2nd loss/theft: 52 euros
  • Renewal following a 3rd loss/theft: 150 euros

  • Standard application: 2 to 3 weeks
  • Urgent application: the next day, if the application is submitted before 3 pm. Outside of administration opening hours, you can, on request, collect your card from the FPS Home Affairs, located at Rue des Colonies 11 - 1000 Brussels.
Created on 30/11/2023 (modified on 27/12/2023)