Registration of your application
Where to register your application?
If you are on Belgian territory, go to the Immigration office (in Brussels) and inform them that you wish to apply for international protection (or asylum) in Belgium.
The Immigration Office is open from Monday to Friday, you must be there at 8.30 a.m. (in the morning).
Address Immigration office: Avenue Pacheco 44, 1000 Brussels.
Registration: questions about your identity and fingerprints
- An official from the Immigration Office will ask you questions to find out your identity: your name, date and place of birth, address where you can be reached etc.
- An officicial of the Immigration Office will photograph you and take your fingerprints
- You also need to provide all documents proving your identity.
- During the registration, the Immigration Office will decide which language will be used for your procedure (French or Dutch)
A reception place
Following the registration, Fedasil will check in the arrival centre whether you are entitled to reception. If you are entitled to reception, Fedasil will provide you with a reception place in a reception centre while your asylum application is being examined.
When you arrive in the arrival centre, a nurse will check whether you are infected with the coronavirus. The nurse will take your temperature and ask you several questions about your health. Your lungs will also be X-rayed.