Administrative procedures in Luxembourg

Administrative Guide to Luxembourg

You plan to settle in Luxembourg and want to know the administrative formalities to undertake?
You work in Luxembourg and need to carry out administrative procedures?
You are already settled in the Grand Duchy and are looking for an answer to your daily administrative questions?

In this section, we explain how to find your way around the various Luxembourg administrations . You will also know how to find your way through the numerous administrative procedures, in particular for :

  • your installation in Luxembourg: which visa or residence permit should you obtain according to your current residence and your nationality? What are the steps to take when you arrive: compulsory registration with your municipality of residence, registration of your foreign driver’s license, compulsory insurance, opening a bank account, having your foreign diplomas recognized to work in Luxembourg…
  • Your daily life in Luxembourg: obtaining a residential parking permit, declaring your income and paying taxes, what housing and family benefits can you obtain? What are the obligations for your vehicle? How to adopt a dog? How to welcome an au pair?
  • civil acts: marriage, PACS, declaration of birth, voting rights, Luxembourg nationality,…

You will find below all the useful links for your installation. Feel free to browse our pages. We improve them as laws change or on a daily basis in the light of our own experience as expatriates and foreign residents in Luxembourg.

To make things easier for you, more and more things can be done online . You will find more information below.


Translation of official documents

Luxembourg has 3 official languages: Luxembourgish as the national language, French and German.

Official administrative procedures must be carried out in one of these 3 languages. Documents must be provided in one of the official languages. They must first be translated by an official certified translator;, the administrative home of the Luxembourg government, the reference web portal for all administrative information is the official administrative website of the Luxembourg government. It simplifies your dealings with the Luxembourg government and administration. The website is available in 3 languages: French, German and English.

You’ll find all the answers to your administrative questions on

Access is easy. The site offers transparent information on administrative matters in Luxembourg and the services offered by the Luxembourg government.

Administrative information

For all your administrative questions, visit Here you’ll find

  • the latest administrative news in Luxembourg,
  • the description of the administrative procedures in Luxembourg
  • online forms to complete many administrative procedures.

The website features two distinct sections.

  • LeportailCitoyens dedicated to private individuals.

Citizens will find answers to all their questions about arriving, settling and integrating in Luxembourg. The various areas covered are taxation, employment, family, education, citizenship, transport, housing, health and social services, leisure and, of course, immigration to Luxembourg. covers all aspects of business life in Luxembourg. Here you’ll find answers to all your questions about setting up and developing a business in Luxembourg, town planning and the environment, financing and business support, health / safety / social security, human resources, business taxation, trade, legal management and accounting, international markets, safeguarding and ceasing business activity, and many other specific procedures.

Secure Myguichet space for online administrative procedures

The Luxembourg government has launched a secure online personal administrative space. MyGuichet allows you to consult and complete your personal data listed by the Administration.

By downloading administrative forms and official documents, you can carry out your administrative procedures online, thanks to personal, secure and confidential access to the digital services of the Luxembourg government.

Access the administrative website of the Luxembourg government

Documents from administrations and state services

You can access a number of government administrative documents online. This data is available directly from the website or via the common portal

These documents, whether circulars, minutes, reports or minutes of meetings, can be requested without any particular justification. In principle, they are free of charge. Any document containing personal data may only be communicated to the person concerned.

De Guichet, the Luxembourg government’s helpdesk service

The Luxembourg government has also set up a physical reception service. This Helpdesk information service helps citizens with their administrative formalities.

Located in Luxembourg-Centre, 11, r. Notre-Dame – L-2240 Luxembourg, you can visit this service without an appointment. You can also call the helpdesk hotline (free of charge) on:+352 24 78 20 00 .

We welcome you in 4 languages: French, German, English and Luxembourgish.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Administrative services ville de Luxembourg

Luxembourg City has a number of reception desks for all your administrative needs. Details of its services can be found at

Physical welcome at the Bierger Center

The Bierger Center is located in the Ville-Haute district: 44, place Guillaume II / 2, rue Notre-Dame >L-2090 Luxembourg. offices open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Here you can complete all your administrative formalities, including your declaration of arrival.

City of Luxembourg online forms

You can also complete a number of administrative formalities online, from the comfort of your own home via the Internet. The City of Luxembourg is making life easier for you by offering you the option of completing administrative forms online.

On its website, the VDL provides a multitude of online administrative forms. All you have to do is complete them from the comfort of your own home. A real time saver when you know how long, numerous and painful the administrative steps can be when you move to a new country!

Thanks to this Internet service, the city provides all types of documents to be filled in:

For each document, an explanatory sheet is also provided to guide you in your administrative procedures and avoid errors. To access the various forms available online from the City of Luxembourg, click here.

Administrative procedures for other municipalities

Save time, save paper, save travel: what more could you ask for? Your community may also have the same services. Contact your local government office for more information. Since the covid pandemic, more and more administrative procedures are being carried out online, directly on

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