Other cases

An employment permit and type-B work permit can only be granted for jobs and people who do not fall into the above mentioned categories (except article 9) if a qualified person cannot be found in Belgium. Furthermore, these people must be nationals of countries that Belgium is allied with through international employment agreements. However, the regional Ministry may waive the above mentioned conditions in individual cases for economic or social reasons.

Competent region Competent region

This section applies to employees who work in the Brussels-Capital Region (type-B permit of blue card) or who reside in the Brussels-Capital Region (type-A permit or type-C permit).

Contact Contact


Brussels Economy and Employment
Direction de la Migration économique
Bd du Jardin Botanique, 20
1035 Brussels
E Contact form
T +32 (0)2 204 13 99

Counters, Work permits

CCN - Brussels-North station
Rue du Progrès 80
1030 Brussels
open Monday to Friday from 8.45 am to 11.45 am
Map to the counters

Federal, Flanders, Wallonia