(art. 2,17 and 9,15 Royal Decree 09/06/1999)
In case of an artist with an international reputation who performs in several countries, there is no need to apply for an authorisation if the stay in Belgium is limited to 90 days.
In the other cases, the type of authorisation for a performing artist depends on their remuneration and the duration of the employment in Belgium.
The performing artist will make at least 35,761 euros (application filed in 2020) or 36,200 euros (application filed in 2021). They will work in Belgium for more than 90 days.
The performing artist will make at least 35,761 euros (application filed in 2020) or 36,200 euros (application filed in 2021). They will work in Belgium for maximum 90 days.
The performing artist has an international reputation. The internationally famous performing artist and their attendants, of whom the presence is required for the performance, will work in Belgium for maximum 90 days.
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Federal, Flanders, Wallonia
- Cooperation agreement on the coordination of the policies with regard to granting employment authorisations and residence permits, as well as the norms pertaining to the employment and residence of foreign workers
- Law dated 30 April 1999 on the employment of foreign workers