Brochure Marriage and legal cohabitation (Federal Migration Centre)

The brochure 'Marriage and legal cohabitation in Belgium' of the Federal Migration Centre is a simple and useful tool for partners searching information as well as for people assisting them with advice.

Part 1 describes marriage and legal cohabitation and the difference between the two procedures.

Part 2 explains the prohibition of marriages and legal partnerships of convenience. .

Part 3 clarifies the different procedures to marry or to commit to a legal cohabitation. The rights and obligations of the candidate-partners and the concerned civil services are explained.

Part 4 focuses on the consequences of a partnership of convenience  onthe level of civil law, criminal law and the right of residence.

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Tue 10 Jun 2014
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