Settling in Belgium


Visa and entry

For students, researchers and lecturers who are staying for more than three months:

Work Permit

1. For students:

Sign employment contract (researchers and lecturers)

Congratulations on your appointment !

Register with your commune

Registration with the commune is compulsory for stays of more than three months.

Open a bank account

As mentioned in ‘Bank accounts’ in the ‘Practical Information’ chapter above, before you leave your home country check with your bank to see if it has a partner in Belgium.