How do I meet new people in Brussels?
12 Meetup groups to make new friends in BrusselsExpat Club. Brussels Hiking Meetup. Brussels Runners. Boardgame Monkeys. The Brussels New and Not New in Town Meetup Group. Brussels Networking Club. Brussels Film Fans. The Brussels Writing Meetup.More items •18 Jan 2018
Can you move to Belgium without a job?
If you are an EU citizen then you can work in Belgium without a visa or work permit. Citizens of Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein or Iceland do not need work permits but they will need to register if they stay for more than 90 days.
Can you just move to Belgium?
All visa applications must be addressed to your nearest Belgian embassy or consulate before you move to Belgium. There is one application form for short-term visas (up to 90 days) and one for long-term visas. Non-EU foreigners moving to Belgium need a long-term visa.
Is it hard to immigrate to Belgium?
It may be quite difficult to obtain a residence permit in Belgium, due to the strict immigration policies, in contrast with other European countries. If one is a non-EU citizen, in order to stay in Belgium for more than 3 months, he or she needs a temporary residence permit, resident card or retired residence permit.
Is it hard to move to Belgium?
Paperwork mountains, unfriendly locals (in the touristy areas) and horrendous taxes. Moving to Belgium isnt easy and living in Brussels is especially tough for newcomers. Here are a few tips which hopefully will make your transition smoother than mine.
How can I get permanent residency in Belgium?
A person may apply for Belgian citizenship or long-term residence in Belgium if he / she has lived in Belgium for five continuous years. After this period of time of living in Belgium, EU/EEA/Swiss nationals acquire permanent residence automatically, whereas the non-EU/EEA citizens should apply for it.
Can foreigners buy property in Belgium?
Can expats buy property in Belgium? There are no restrictions to stop foreigners buying property in Belgium or taking out a Belgian mortgage, even if they are non-resident. You can read about Belgiums visas for foreigners, as well as applicable Belgian taxes.