wizard iconWork permit: exemption or obligation?

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The worker is exempt from e work permit?

This tool will show you, in a few clicks, if the current work permit allows him to work for a new employer or if he has to apply for a new permit.


This tool is offered for informative purposes. The provided information is of a general nature. They concern the most common cases.
If you decide to apply for a work permit at Brussels Economy and Employment or if you get controlled, Brussels Economy and Employment's decision only, in accordance with the laws in force, shall prevail.
  • These regulations, and thus this tool, only apply to salaried workers or employees.
  • This tool does not apply to the European bleu card.
For additional explanations, please consult the website. Contact Brussels Economy and Employment if necessary.