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Renouncing Belgian nationality

Belgians of 18 and above can declare that they renounce their Belgian nationality.


If you are at least 18 and make a declaration expressly stating that you do not wish to keep Belgian nationality, you will lose Belgian nationality on the condition that you have another nationality.

How to apply?

  • Make a declaration of renunciation to your municipality.
  • This renunciation is possible only if the person has or obtains another nationality. The renunciation takes effect when the new nationality is obtained.

Last update on 31/10/2022

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