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Admin and rights

Having a new baby is a unique event that will no doubt bring about a lot of changes to your life! 

Not surprisingly, there is also plenty of bureaucracy to navigate, but it's not all doom and gloom ... Belgium offers some great advantages to parents, so once all the paperwork is taken care of, you'll be free to enjoy family life!

In this section you can more about:

There's also a handy month-by-month admin checklist so you know what you have to do when, to take advantage of all the Belgian system has to offer!


Self-employed mother?

Did you know that you're entitled to over €900 of 'titres services' / 'dienstencheques' for the birth or adoption of your baby? Read more!

Family support

Join the BCT

Interested in meeting other families in Belgium, through activities in English? The BCT has over 1200 members from over 70 countries! Read more ...