Application for a permit via the single procedure

Worker seconded in the context of a temporary intra-group transfer, for more than 90 days

(Art. 9.1° of the RD of 09/06/1999)

 

If the working period in Belgium exceeds 90 days (in the case of successive employment without interruption, previous periods are taken into account in the calculation of the 90 days), submit the documents below.
The type of permit obtained will differ depending on the country of residence of the worker before their arrival in Belgium (non-EU country or EU country where the worker has already been posted).

ICT manager or expert

  1. PDF Application (in French or in Dutch) for authorisation to work for more than 90 days for a worker of foreign nationality – ICT of manager or expert, via the single procedure (foreign employer)
  2. Medical certificate (in French or in Dutchfrom the Immigration Office for workers of foreign nationality
  3. Other documents to be provided

Period of validity of the employment autorisation for the ICT manager of expert
The authorisation is issued for the duration of the employment contract or the secondment (see contract or engagement letter), with a maximum duration of three years. In case of a mission of more than one year, the employer must provide a few documents that prove the authorisation conditions are still being met.

 

ICT trainee employee

  1. PDF Application (in French or in Dutch) for authorisation to work for more than 90 days for a worker of foreign nationality – ICT of trainee employee, via the single procedure (foreign employer)
  2. Medical certificate (in French or in Dutchfrom the Immigration Office for workers of foreign nationality
  3. Other documents to be provided

What is the procedure?

The employer completes an application for a work permit to employ a worker under the single permit scheme. He forwards it to Brussels Economy and Employment. If the application is acceptable and admissible: Brussels Economy and Employment examines the application with regard to the conditions of employment. A) If Brussels Economy and Employment refuses the request: Brussels Economy and Employment notifies its decision to the employer and, if applicable, to the worker who is legally resident in Belgium. The employer and, where applicable, the worker have 30 days from the notification of refusal to lodge an appeal. B) If Brussels Economy and Employment agrees: the Migration Service examines the file with regard to the conditions related to the stay. If the Migration Service gives its agreement:it notifies the worker and issues a single permit. If the worker is in Belgium, he or she is invited to go to his/her commune of residence to receive his/her single permit. If the worker is abroad, he or she is invited to go to the embassy/consulate to apply for a visa and come to Belgium. Once in Belgium, the worker will collect his single permit in his commune of residence.

The procedure requires a maximum of 90 days between the time the application is declared complete by Brussels Economy and Employment, and either the issuance of the single permit or the notification of refusal.

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