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Visa requirements for your move to Belgium
There are different visa requirements for people who move to Belgium depending on their nationality, purpose and period of stay.
Coming from countries within the EU, you avoid many visa difficulties. For going to Belgium, you need only a valid passport or ID card.
Even for working and living, you do not require a work permit or a residence permit.
People coming from 39 listed countries do not need a visa to visit Belgium. These countries include: Australia, Canada, Croatia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States.
Other nationalities must apply for a visa at their local Embassy before crossing the border in to Belgium.
Work permit for Belgium
Excluding residents of the EU, people from other countries need to obtain work permit before starting work in Belgium. There are the following types of work permits in Belgium:
- Type A work permit: for all employees of all professions and salaries and is unlimited.
- Type B work permit: is valued for one year and can be renewed. After five years, you can apply for a permanent work permit, type A.
- Type C work permit: is temporary work permit for specific categories of foreign waiting for decision on right to stay.
Health care in Belgium
The health care in Belgium is known to be one of the best in the world. The health care system is divided in private and state, therefore fees are payable in both.
It is recommended that you ensure you are covered by either state or government insurance.
The benefit of such a system is that you are not stuck to one particular hospital in a certain location and can get the treatment according to your needs.
Going to the doctor, it is important to remember that usually each visit should be paid. Either you are insured by state insurance or by public one; you will pay some amount of money for consultancy.
Before booking your appointment with the doctor, it is best to first check the fees you will be expected to pay.
International driver's license
Belgium officially recognizes the following driving licenses:
- a Belgian driving license
- an EU/EEA driving license
- a recognized foreign driving license
- a valid foreign driving license represented by an international driving license
Foreigners who have EEC issued driving license may exchange it for Belgium one, but it is not compulsory.
Drivers, obtaining the non EU driving license are allowed to drive a vehicle for one year, after that period, the driving license should be changed at local authorities at the Town Hall.
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