1. Passport/identity card
Check the validity of your passport/identity card.
2. Entry and residence conditions
Check your entry and residence conditions. If necessary, obtain a visa and a residence permit for
3. Book your flight
To avoid extra expenses, only book your flight once you know the first working day of your employment.
4. Health insurance
Check your health insurance
5. Local tax authority
Check with your local tax authority whether you need a certificate proving your tax payer status.
6. School reports of your children
If accompanied by your children, bring their school reports.
Look for accommodation. Book your hotel or if renting, book appointments with the estate agent/proprietor beforehand.
8. Bank account
Contact your bank to open an account, so you can transfer money and obtain a bank guarantee for renting accommodation.
As soon as possible
1. Declaration of arrival
Register your arrival with your local commune (declaration of arrival) within:
- 3 days of arrival for all non-EU citizens
- 8 days for EU citizens staying for more than 3 months
2. Register children at the school
3. Bank account
Finalise your bank account and order credit/debit cards.
Within 3 months
1. Residence permit
Apply for your residence permit.
2. Register your vehicle
Within one year
After 6 months but within 1 year, apply for a Luxembourg driving licence if you have a current non-EU licence.
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