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Long-term resident in another member state of the European Union

For the non-European residents with a "long-term resident" status in another member state of the European Union, the type of authorisation that needs to be requested depends on the situation of the worker and the duration of the employment in Belgium.

Has the employee worked or is he going to work in a scarcity profession?

The long-term resident in another member state comes to Belgium to fulfil a scarcity profession for more than 90 days.

(Art. 9,20 of the royal decree dated 9 June 1999)

Apply for a single permit

The long-term resident in another member state comes to Belgium to fulfil a scarcity profession for maximum 90 days.

(Art. 9,20 of the royal decree dated 9 June 1999)

Apply for a work permit

(In case of successive jobs without any interruption, the previous periods are taken into account to calculate the three months. If the three months are exceeded, see procedure single permit.)    

The long-term resident in another member state has already worked in Belgium for twelve months (effective and uninterrupted employment) in a scarcity profession.

(Art. 2,35 of the royal decree dated 9 June 1999)

Apply for a single permit "in the frame of an exemption"

Does this not apply to you?

Check the page "Other case".

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