Choose your language:
News 16th of May 2022 By Eline Demeyere and Hannelore Durieu

Extended application deadline for the new expat regime

Extended application deadline for the new expat regime

Whom is it for?

  • +Employees or executives (but not founders/co-founders or partners who own more than 30% of the shares). For researchers, only employees can be considered.
  • +People who are resident in Belgium for tax purposes, unless it is possible to demonstrate with a certificate of residence that the tax residence is still the home country.
  • +Researchers must also be able to exhibit an appropriate degree or demonstrate that they have relevant professional experience.


What are the criteria?

  • +May not have been resident in Belgium.
  • +May not have lived within 150 km of the Belgian border.
  • +May not have been subject to non-residents’ tax for professional income in Belgium.

What are the benefits?

How long can the regime be applied?

For full information about the new regime, please see our earlier article. Do you have any questions about the new expat regime? Please get in touch with one of our experts using the form below.
Do you have any questions?
Should you have any questions regarding this subject, please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists.
This form can only be sent with the use of technical cookies. You can accept these cookies here.
These cookies are used to distinguish people from bots. Certain data, such as your IP address or language preference, can be sent to Google. For more information about our cookie policy. If you don’t want these data to be processed by Google, you can send your question or request to
We base our advice on current legislation, interpretations and legal doctrine. This does not prevent the administration from being able to challenge it or to change existing interpretations.
Eline Demeyere
Eline Demeyere
Hannelore Durieu
Hannelore Durieu