- Substantial Fee Increase for Residence Permit and Visa D Applications
- March 9, 2017
- Law Firm: Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP - New York Office
On or after March 1 2017, administrative fees for certain residence permits and long-term visa D applications will increase, regardless of whether the application is filed with a Belgian diplomatic post abroad or in Belgium.
The new fees will be as follows:
- Non-EU employees and self-employed individuals filing residence applications on the basis of a work permit or a professional card: EUR 350, up from EUR 215; and
- Family reunification residence applications: EUR 200, up from EUR 160.
What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals
Employers and foreign nationals should consult their immigration professional about the new fees prior to filing a residence permit or visa D application.