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Application for a permit via the single procedure

Worker seconded in the context of a temporary intra-group transfer, for more than 90 days

(Art. 9.1° of the RD of 09/06/1999)

If the working period in Belgium exceeds 90 days (in the case of successive employment without interruption, previous periods are taken into account in the calculation of the 90 days), submit the documents below.
The type of permit obtained will differ depending on the country of residence of the worker before their arrival in Belgium (non-EU country or EU country where the worker has already been posted).

ICT manager or expert

  1.  Application (in French or in Dutch) for authorisation to work for more than 90 days for a worker of foreign nationality – ICT of manager or expert, via the single procedure (foreign employer)
  2. Medical certificate (in French or in Dutchfrom the Immigration Office for workers of foreign nationality
  3. Other documents to be provided

Period of validity of the employment autorisation for the ICT manager of expert
The authorisation is issued for the duration of the employment contract or the secondment (see contract or engagement letter), with a maximum duration of three years.

In case of a mission of more than one year :

  • the employer must provide a form as well as certain documents that prove the authorisation conditions are still being met.
  • the wages must continue to respect the established thresholds. The indexation of the amounts on 1 January of every year is immediately applicable.

ICT trainee employee

  1.  Application (in French or in Dutch) for authorisation to work for more than 90 days for a worker of foreign nationality – ICT of trainee employee, via the single procedure (foreign employer)
  2. Medical certificate (in French or in Dutchfrom the Immigration Office for workers of foreign nationality
  3. Other documents to be provided

What is the procedure?

The employer completes an application for a work permit to employ a worker under the single permit scheme. He forwards it to Brussels Economy and Employment. If the application is acceptable and admissible: Brussels Economy and Employment examines the application with regard to the conditions of employment. A) If Brussels Economy and Employment refuses the request: Brussels Economy and Employment notifies its decision to the employer and, if applicable, to the worker who is legally resident in Belgium.

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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