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Belgium: "Living in Belgium", a tool intended for newcomers (Unofficial translation)

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Ministère de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

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Service général de la Jeunesse et de l’Education Permanente

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Ongoing Project



The guide "Living in Belgium" is a tool that aims to help newcomers newly arrived in French-speaking Belgium in their first steps to integration.

Issue/Challenge and Goal/Assumption

The purpose of this guide is to provide people newly arrived in Belgium with answers to questions related to their insertion in Belgium in the field of employment, administration, housing, health, education, family, money or life in society.

How does it work

This guide provides a set of basic information on the functionning of the Belgian society to facilitate the first steps of people of foreign origin newly arrived. It also gives guides to places where they can find useful information.


The results of the publication of this guide have not been disclosed.


This guide is assessed internally.

Who will benefit?

Foreigners and non-European newly arrived in French-speaking Belgium.

Source of funding and Resources used

Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Commission communautaire française (COCOF), gouvernement wallon, European fund for intergration (EFI).