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Use of the digital counter "Working in Belgium" : effective from 1/2/2023

Application for an authorization of unlimited duration "in the frame of an exemption"

Long-term resident after twelve months of effective and uninterrupted employment in a shortage occupation

(art. 2,35 royal decree 09/06/1999)

 

If you are in the conditions for an authorization of unlimited duration "in the frame of an exemption" : 

  1. Prepare the necessary annexes (.pdf)
  2. Fill in an application for a single permit via the digital counter "Working in Belgium"



    In this case, it is the non-EU worker as a "citizen" who applies for a single permit.

Apply for an unlimited single permit

What is the procedure?

The employee submits an application through the “Working in Belgium” one-stop shop. The employee logs in as a “citizen” and completes an application for a work permit under the single permit scheme of unlimited duration.  The one-stop shop determines the competent region. If the Brussels Capital Region is competent in this matter, Brussels Economy and Employment will receive the application.

The procedure takes four months at most from the moment Brussels Economy and Employment has the complete file until the single permit is delivered / the rejection is notified.

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