Immigration Updates – Luxembourg

Short visits by a family member who is an EU citizen (spouse or registered partner; direct descendant, if the child is under 21 years of age) were already exempted from travel restrictions to Luxembourg.

In addition, short visits to a family member who is a third-country national residing in Luxembourg (spouse or registered partner; direct descendant, if the child is under 18 years of age) were also exempt.

Evidence of partnership
Likewise, short visits (less than 90 days) by individuals whose life partner resides in Luxembourg will be exempt from travel restrictions.

It is required to subscribe a commitment of responsibility with the Passport, Visa and Legalisation Office (Bureau des passeports, visas et légalisations or BPVL) and to provide evidence of the existence of a long-term relationship and regular contact. Evidence includes entry/exit stamps in the passport; plane tickets/boarding passes; proof of common residence abroad, etc.

An express request for a specific certificate may be sent via email to the BPVL (

Restrictions extended until the end of the year
Luxembourg has adopted temporary entry restrictions for third-country nationals on its territory, based on European Council recommendations. These have now been extended until 31 December 2020.
Only nationals of Australia, Canada, China (subject to reciprocity at the EU level), Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay are allowed to come without restriction.

In case of questions, please do not hesitate to contact Massimo Maesen at

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