Registration to the municipal administration is compulsory for foreign students (outside the European Union). You must go to the municipal administration of the place where you reside within 8 days of your entry in Belgium and ask for your registration in the register of foreigners and the issuance of a residence card (card A).
The student will have to renew his residence permit every year before October 1st. For this, he must present various documents to the municipal administration:
- a certificate of registration in a school;
- a certificate confirming that he has attended all the exams of the previous academic year;
- proof of sufficient means of subsistence.
More info: Immigration Office