Guide for foreign employees working in Belgium

Before having an employee relocate to Belgium, it is crucial to know whether he or she needs to have a work permit and/or a residence permit.


Providing the best immigration solutions globally depends on having experienced professionals on the ground locally. We have the largest immigration network in the world covering over 100 countries. In Belgium, we have an HR Law team of 40 client facing professionals of which 18 persons are dealing with immigration questions on a daily basis and trying to find the best solution for each situation.

It is becoming increasingly common for a country’s immigration, social security, employment law and tax authorities to communicate with each other and share information. It is essential to make sure that there is total consistency in the presentation of the employee’s position from both an immigration, a social security, employment law and income tax compliance perspective. 

Our immigration specialists are working within our HR Law team so this combined approach is certainly guaranteed. Indeed, upon request of the client, we can guarantee a full compliance circle methodology whereby it all starts from the beginning with aligned assignment / employment contracts.


Contact us

Bart Elias
Tel: +32 (0)3 259 3156

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