Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels.


Population certificates

The Population certificates are compiled according to your information contained in the National Register, and, as the case may be, they prove the composition of your family and the relationship with the reference person of the family, the address of your principal place of residence, your Belgian nationality, your choice regarding the manner of burial and/or rituals, your state of Belgian voter, your legal cohabitation, your state (living). You can also obtain an extract from the National Register.

Coronavirus measures: A face mask is required at the counters. Applications for certificates (nationality, family composition, place of residence, place of residence with address history,...) can also be submitted via the e-desk.​

The certificates can be submitted legally to any government or organization that asks you for this information.

How to apply?

You are in possession of an electronic ID or residence card:

  • Online: via the e-Desk
  • At the computer boxes in the Administrative Centre and the liaison offices

You do not have an electronic ID or residence card: at the counter

Required documents

  • ID card or residence card
  • PIN code (e-Desk)


  • Free

Waiting time

  • Immediately