Checklist incoming international staff

Once selected additional administrative procedures must be followed in order to be able to live and work in Belgium. We’ll guide you through these procedures.

Before starting at Ghent University

Work permit, visa, diploma equivalence, Limosa (social security), preparing your journey

On Arrival

Relocation policy, accommodation in Belgium, registration in the municipality (short stay), applying for a residence permit (long stay), insurance

During your stay

Family, health and safety, networking and leisure, driving licence, extension of residence permits, extension of work permits, change of address, taxation, social security, language

Returning home

Ghent University exit policy, relocating away from Ghent