Belgium’s Government Filing Fee is Rising
Attention all aspiring immigrants to Belgium! Starting January 1st, the Belgian government has shaken things up by adjusting the fees for incoming foreigners. Find out what’s changed for the most common categories below. 🌍🇧🇪
- 3 January 2024
- Posted by: Expat Management Group
- Category: Insights
As of January 1, the Belgian government raised the fees payable by foreigners immigrating to Belgium. The fee covers the administrative costs of processing an application for a visa D or an application for residence. However, some foreigners are exempt from this.
The new fees for the most common categories are as follows:
138 euro ➡️ 144 euro
- Application for a work and residence permit (single permit) in all categories
184 euro ➡️ 192 euro
- Application for a residence permit of more than 90 days for a foreigner holding a valid “long‑term resident – EU” residence permit issued by another Member State of the European Union based on Directive 2003/109/EC
198 euro ➡️ 206 euro
- Application for a residence permit for non-EU family members of a Belgian citizen or non EU citizen.
228 euro ➡️ 237 euro
- Application for a residence permit of more than 90 days for a foreigner who wishes to stay in Belgium as a student in a public higher education institution
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