Fixed-term employment authorisation forms (single permit)

1) The application form must be completed online at the one-stop shop

 

2) Please note that, for each application, you must attach the documents relating to your stay.

Click here for more information about the stay.

See each section below to access the requested documents.

 

3) Certain categories of workers must also provide specific documents.

Click on the category of worker below for information on specific documents to be submitted with the application.

HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

Management personnel

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

A worker applying for a blue card

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the worker's qualification 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

This permit is delivered for a 36 months period. This period is renewable.

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

Long-term resident of an EU member state

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

General category

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

Professional sportsmen

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 3 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Oui
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant Non
Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui Oui
Copie du contrat de travail belge du travailleur Oui (2)
Copie de la preuve pour l'accès à une profession réglementée Oui si occupation demandée en profession réglementée Non
Copie des fiches de paie ou du compte individuel de rémunération Non Oui

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande. 

(2) Oui si le document envoyé pour la première demande ne couvre pas la période du renouvellement que vous demandez

 

D'autres documents doivent-ils être fournis ?

L’autorisation est délivrée pour une durée maximale de 36 mois, renouvelable. .

Lorsque la durée de l’autorisation dépasse 12 mois, l’employeur transmet d’initiative à la dfirection de l’Emploi et des Permis de Travail une copie des comptes individuels du travailleur de l’année précédente à chaque date anniversaire de la délivrance de l’autorisation.

Specialist technician

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

Job description Yes No

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the worker's foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(1) 

A copy of the delivery note proving the worker's employment in accordance with this issuing criteria 

Yes 

No 

A note indicating the sector and business of the foreign company 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Post-doctoral student

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

Proof of a research grant for the worker, with the amount of the grant 

Yes 

(1) 

A copy of the worker's qualification and any confirmation from the host university of their exceptional scientific qualities 

Yes 

No 

Proof of research conducted at the host university or the approved research organisation, with specification of the duration 

Yes 

(1) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Clergy

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Proof of the recognition of a religious community 

Yes 

No 

Proof that the person is a member of the clergy (instrument of appointment of the FPS Justice or recognised representative). Include length of stay and means of subsistence) 

Yes 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Artist

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

Explanations on the nature of the artistic activity 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the worker's Belgian "artist" employment contract 

Yes 

(1) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Chercheur (directive européenne 2016/801)

En vigueur à partir du 1er mars 2023. Les demandes encodées avant cette date seront classées sans suite 

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 6 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

 

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Oui
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant Non
Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui Oui

Copie de la convention d’accueil entre le chercheur et l’organisme de recherche agréé

Oui

(2)

Si mobilité de longue durée demandée, copie du permis chercheur délivré par un autre Etat membre

Oui, si existant

Non

Copie de preuve pour accès à profession réglementée

Oui si occupation demandée en profession réglementée

Non

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande. 

(2) Oui si le document envoyé pour la première demande ne couvre pas la période du renouvellement que vous demandez

Les chercheurs sous convention d’accueil restent provisoirement dispensés d’admission au travail, sur base de l’article 2, 26° de l’A.R. du 9 juin 1999. Lorsque les dispositions visées par la directive européenne 2016/801 prévues pour les chercheurs sous convention d’accueil s’appliqueront, il conviendra d’introduire une demande de permis unique entre deux et trois mois avant l’expiration du titre de séjour du travailleur.

Training between companies in the same group

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

Job description Yes No

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the training contract stating the training duration 

Yes 

No 

Proof that the Belgian registered office and the worker's company are part of the same group 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Travailleurs détachés en transfert temporaire intragroupe (ICT)

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 3 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Non si pas de changement
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant

Non si pas de changement

Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui

Non si pas de changement

Documents requis par l’Office des Etrangers 

Oui Oui

Copie du contrat de travail de droit étranger signé par l’employeur et le travailleur

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Copie de la lettre de détachement (ou convention de stage si employé stagiaire) signée par l’employeur et le travailleur 

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Copie des diplômes de l'enseignement supérieur obtenus par l'intéressé accompagnée, le cas échéant, d'une version traduite 

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Preuve que l'entité d'accueil et la société établie dans un pays tiers appartiennent à la même société ou au même groupe de sociétés.

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Copie des fiches de salaire ou du compte individuel du travailleur pour l’occupation écoulée, et tout document justificatif d’anomalie d’occupation dans les fiches de salaire ou compte individuels 

Non Oui

Copie de la déclaration DIMONA 

Non Oui

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande. 

Pour un permis « Mobile ICT » suite à un permis « ICT » délivré en un autre Etat UE

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 3 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

 

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Non si pas de changement
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant

Non si pas de changement

Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui

Non si pas de changement

Documents requis par l’Office des Etrangers 

Oui Oui

Copie du contrat de travail de droit étranger signé par l’employeur et le travailleur

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Copie de la lettre de détachement (ou convention de stage si employé stagiaire) signée par l’employeur et le travailleur 

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Preuve que l'entité d'accueil et la société établie dans un pays tiers appartiennent à la même société ou au même groupe de sociétés.

Oui

Non si pas de changement

Copie des fiches de salaire ou du compte individuel du travailleur pour l’occupation écoulée, et tout document justificatif d’anomalie d’occupation dans les fiches de salaire ou compte individuels 

Non Oui

Copie de la déclaration DIMONA 

Non Oui

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande.

Training related to sales contract

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

Job description Yes No

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the sales contract between the Belgian company and the foreign company, also setting out the training for workers 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Journalist

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the journalist's temporary or permanent press card issued by the relevant Belgian services 

Yes 

No 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Sailor

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the seafarers' employment agreement in accordance with the provisions of Articles 29 to 37 of the Law of 3 June 2007 

Yes 

(1) 

Proof of registration on the Pool List 

Yes 

No 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying

War graves personnel

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Proof of employment by an official body responsible for maintaining war graves 

Yes 

(1) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Head of an airline

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Head of a Tourist Office

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the secondment letter (template accessible by clicking here) 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

(2) 

A copy of the secondment certificate or the individual social security agreement 

Yes, if worker seconded by a foreign employer 

doesn’t want to pay social security contributions in Belgium 

(2) 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

A copy of the LIMOSA declaration from the previous employment 

No 

Yes for a seconded worker 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Professional sportsmen

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 3 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Oui
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant Non
Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui Oui
Copie du contrat de travail belge du travailleur Oui (2)
Copie de la preuve pour l'accès à une profession réglementée Oui si occupation demandée en profession réglementée Non
Copie des fiches de paie ou du compte individuel de rémunération Non Oui

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande. 

(2) Oui si le document envoyé pour la première demande ne couvre pas la période du renouvellement que vous demandez

 

D'autres documents doivent-ils être fournis ?

L’autorisation est délivrée pour une durée maximale de 36 mois, renouvelable. .

Lorsque la durée de l’autorisation dépasse 12 mois, l’employeur transmet d’initiative à la dfirection de l’Emploi et des Permis de Travail une copie des comptes individuels du travailleur de l’année précédente à chaque date anniversaire de la délivrance de l’autorisation.

Intern in a public or international institution

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the internship agreement including the duration and amount of compensation 

Yes 

(1) 

Proof of the internship's approval by the international authority 

Yes 

No 

Under reciprocal exchange programmes, the proof of reciprocity 

Yes 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying

University intern in specialisation

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the worker's qualification 

Yes No

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the internship programme including the duration and amount of compensation 

Yes 

(1) 

Proof of the internship's approval by the international authority 

Yes 

No 

Under reciprocal exchange programmes, the proof of reciprocity 

Yes 

No 

     

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

Stagiaire directive européenne 2016/801

Worker employed under an international agreement

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

 

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian or foreign employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

A copy of the international agreement under which the employment takes place 

Yes 

No 

Proof of the ratification of the international agreement by a federal, regional or municipal authority 

Yes 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

 

Do other documents need to be supplied?  

When the permit duration exceeds 12 months, the employer sends a copy of the worker's individual accounts for the elapsed period to the Direction of Employment and Work Permits on every anniversary date of the authorisation being issued. 

Seasonal worker

Documents required for the residence section  

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Payment of the fee 

Yes 

No 

Extract of the worker's criminal record 

Yes 

No 

Copy of a medical certificate dated within 3 months 

Yes 

No 

Proof of health insurance 

Yes 

Yes 

Proof of accommodation ensuring decent living conditions in accordance with the legislation on housing 

Yes 

Yes 

You can find the information and document templates by clicking here.

(1) for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

Documents required for the work section 

  

First application 

Renewal application 

Single permit application form 

Yes (1) 

Yes (1) 

A copy of a valid passport for the worker 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker’s Belgian residence document

Yes, if existing 

No 

A copy of the applicant's identity card (employer or representative) 

Yes 

Yes 

A copy of the worker's Belgian employment contract 

Yes 

(2) 

A copy of the proof of access to the regulated profession 

Yes if employment requested in a regulated profession 

No 

Copies of payslips or the individual remuneration statement 

No 

Yes 

(1) : for the single permit application, the form must be completed and signed electronically online by the applicant (the employer or their representative). No scanned application document is to be attached. The signature of the electronic form isn’t needed for the worker/intern/volunteer/.... He gives his consent by signing the contract/letter of secondment/training agreement/volunteer agreement/..

(2): Yes, if the document sent for the first application does not cover the renewal period for which you are applying 

Volontaire

Documents requis pour la partie séjour

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Paiement de la redevance Oui Non
Extrait du casier judiciaire du travailleur Oui Non
Copie d'un certificat médical établi il y a moins de 3 mois Oui Non
Preuve assurance maladie Oui Oui

Vous trouverez les informations et modèles de documents en cliquant ici.

 

Documents requis pour la partie travail

  Première demande Demande de renouvellement
Formulaire de demande de permis unique Oui (1) Oui (1)
Copie du passeport en cours de validité du travailleur Oui Oui
Copie du document de séjour belge du travailleur Oui, si existant Non
Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire) Oui Oui

Copie de la carte d'identité du demandeur (employeur ou mandataire)

Oui

Oui

Copie de la convention de volontariat

Oui

(2)

Copie attestation de l’Agence nationale pour la mise en œuvre du Service Volontaire Européen confirmant le placement du volontaire

Oui

Non

Copie de preuve pour accès à profession réglementée

Oui si occupation demandée en profession réglementée

Non

(1) pour la demande de permis unique, le formulaire doit être complété et signé électroniquement en ligne par le demandeur (l’employeur ou son mandataire). Pas de document de demande scanné à joindre. Pas de signature du formulaire électronique requise pour le travailleur / stagiaire / volontaire, la signature du contrat, de la lettre de détachement, de la convention / programme de stage ou de la convention de volontariat vaut consentement pour la demande. 

(2) Oui si le document envoyé pour la première demande ne couvre pas la période du renouvellement que vous demandez