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Belgium Nationality

Question

Hello there, l am considering applying for Belgium nationality. I've worked here since 2005 and first registered in 2006. In all, l've lived here for 9 years. However l left for a year in 2012 and returned in December 2013? Does anyone know if l can apply for Belgium nationality or must l wait until l've spent five years here without a break ? Grateful for any advice, Thank you

Answer
shortof Feb 15, 2017 22:40

Go read the links on the last question, I am pretty sure it is going to be 5 years uninterrupted employment or 10 years uninterrupted residence, meaning no interruptions, meaning waiting till next year minimum.

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J Feb 16, 2017 12:36

Go and ask your commune. There are several procedures you can follow. One of them might apply to you.

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Tomgr Feb 16, 2017 19:03

During your five years, it is allowed to have been absent for a maximum of 1 year but no longer than 6 months in a row.

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Flanders09 Feb 25, 2017 15:59

Contact your commune.

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