How can I get started?


At we understand the challenges related for gathering information. Therefore, we aim to ease the preparation of your association’s journey to Brussels by providing you with some key initial information gathered in these Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Choosing Brussels for an international association office - we are very happy to welcome all those setting up associations in the world’s capital of international associations and join the locally based vibrant community.

For further practical in-depth information, please contact the FAIB (AISBL’s Belgian Federation), 1819 helpdesk and Invest & Export services of


Want further information?

Follow the Expatica checklist to start a business in Belgium.

What are the personal steps to take when moving to Brussels?

Download one of the following guides for expats in Brussels:

Or find more information on the following web pages:

You will quickly learn how to feel at home in Brussels!