All foreign students staying in Ghent, have to report to the Migration Office as soon as possible after arrival in Ghent.
This registration is obligatory for ALL foreign students, no matter how long they stay in Belgium or no matter what their home country is.
Specific information about the registration procedures at the Migration Office of the City of Ghent can be found on this website in English (in Dutch). Be aware that there are 2 different registration procedures on this website:
- Registration procedure for EU citizens, EEA nationals and Swiss nationals;
- Registration procedure for third-country nationals (Non EEA countries)