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)
Please submit the following documents:
Application form for an exemption of an employment permit of unlimited duration for a worker of foreign nationality who is a long-term resident in another EU country, after effectively working for twelve months (in French or in Dutch)
- Other required documents
In this case, it is the foreign national who applies for a single permit.
What is the procedure?
The procedure requires a maximum of 90 days between the time the application is complete with Brussels Economy and Employment, and the issuance of the work permit/the notification of refusal.