Identity and travel
Stay in Belgium
Arranging short or long stay, applying for residence permit, renewal of residency, stay in Belgium as a student ...
Taking a passport photo in a photo booth
Do you need a passport photo to settle administrative matters? The city office has a booth where you can have passport photos made.
PIN and PUK codes for eID, kids-ID or electronic residence permit
Codes not received, blocked or lost?
Activation code digital key
To gain access to some online services offered by the authorities, you have to identify yourself with a digital key. Some digital keys require an activation code.
Does the gender on your birth certificate not correspond to your gender identity? You can have it changed in the deed and on your identity card without medical conditions.
Becoming a Belgian
You can automatically obtain Belgian nationality or you can obtain it by taking steps yourself. This is usually done by contacting the city.
Choosing or changing a first name and surname
Choosing a first name, choosing a surname, changing your first name ...