Administrative steps for foreign students arriving in Belgium

Several administrative procedures are required before you are allowed to live in Belgium. Follow the steps indicated below in the given order because some procedures can not be accomplished until the previous one has been carried out.

All information are available through the link : International Student.

You may also contact the social services of the ULB.

Service social étudiants (Social Services for Students)

tel: 02 650 20 14, e-mail address:

Mailing address :

Address for visitors :

Service social étudiants

Service social étudiants

U.L.B. - CP 185

Solbosch Campus, Building S - level 5

50 avenue F.D. Roosevelt

44 avenue Jeanne

B-1050 Bruxelles (Belgique)

B-1050 Bruxelles (Belgique)

Opening times :

  • Monday till Friday, from 9:00 to 12:30

  • from August 15 to December 15 : also open from 13:30 to 16:00 (Tickets determine the order in which you are attended. They are delivered until 12:00 am and until 3:30 pm)