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Performing artist

In case of an artist with an international reputation who performs in several countries, there is no need to apply for an authorisation if the stay in Belgium is limited to 90 days. In the other cases, the type of authorisation for a performing artist depends on their remuneration and the duration of the employment in Belgium.

(art. 2,17 and 9,15 Royal Decree 09/06/1999)

The performing artist will make at least 35,761 euros (application filed in 2020) or 36,200 euros (application filed in 2021). They will work in Belgium for more than 90 days.

(art. 9.15)

Apply for a single permit

The performing artist will make at least 35,761 euros (application filed in 2020) or 36,200 euros (application filed in 2021). They will work in Belgium for maximum 90 days.

(art. 9.15)

Apply for a work permit

The performing artist has an international reputation. The internationally famous performing artist and their attendants, of whom the presence is required for the performance, will work in Belgium for maximum 90 days.

 

You do not need to ask Brussels Economy and Employment for employment authorisation in order to work in Belgium. (automatic exemption by virtue of article 2, 17° of the royal decree dated 9 June 1999).

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