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Work permit application

Highly qualified worker / Director - NSSO in Belgium - maximum 90 days in Belgium

(art. 9,6 and 9,7 royal decree 9 June 1999)

If the duration of the employment in Belgium is of maximum 90 days (in case of successive and uninterrupted jobs, the previous periods are taken into account to calculate the 90 days), you need to submit the following documents:

  1. Form
     Authorisation application to employ a foreign worker for maximum 90 days - Employer in Belgium (in French or in Dutch)
  2. Medical certificate of the Immigration Office for a foreign worker, in accordance with article 14 of the royal decree dated 9 June 1999 (in French or in Dutch)
  3. Other required documents

This concerns you if the yearly remuneration of the worker exceeds the following amount should you file your application in 2020:

  • director: 71.521 euros (seconded: 5,960,08 euros x 12; NSSO in Belgium: 5.138 euros x 13.92),
  • highly qualified worker: 42.869 euros (seconded: 3.572,42 euros x 12; NSSO in Belgium: 3.079,67 euros x 13,92).

For an application in 2021:

  • director: 72.399 euros (seconded: 6.033,25 € x 12 ; NSSO in Belgium: 5.201,08 € x 13,92),
  • highly qualified worker: 43.395 euros (seconded: 3.616,25 x 12 ; NSSO in Belgium: 3.117,46 € x 13,92).

Renewal
Please note, if the renewal of an authorisation entails total employment of more than 90 days, you must apply for a permit via the single procedure - and not a work permit.

What is the procedure?

Procedure work permit

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 single permit/the notification of refusal.

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