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. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Registration of a newly arrived foreigner

If you come from abroad and wish to settle on the territory of the City of Brussels, you must apply for a registration.

Please note: a series of coronavirus (Covid-19) measures apply throughout Belgium. More info:

If you are a citizen of the European Union, you will immediately be registered on the waiting list. After checking your home, you will be registered in the foreigners' register.

If you come from another country (non-EU), you must be in possession of a temporary residence permit (visa D) or apply for it. If you are in possession of a residence permit, you will be registered in the foreigners' register after checking your home.

Please note that for certain categories of foreigners, a proof of payment of a federal tax (fee) is required. For more information: Immigration Department.