City services closed on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 May

On Thursday 26 May (holiday) and Friday 27 May 2022 (bridge day), the City services will be closed. You can still request your documents online and on the citizen portal MyBXL, or make an appointment.


Parental consent for a journey abroad

If a minor child is traveling alone abroad, along with other people who are not his or her parents or with only one parent, it is advisable to give a 'parental consent'.

How to apply?

  • At the counter, without appointment

Required documents

  • ID document (+ mandate and a copy of the identity document of the person concerned if the application is made by a third party)
  • Possibly already with the completed form (only available in Dutch and French)


  • free

Waiting time

  • Immediately