BELGIUM – 2019 Minimum Salary Increases for Work Permits
Minimum salary requirements for Type B work permits will increase from 1 January 2019.
Minimum Salary Thresholds
The Belgian government annually increases its minimum salary requirements for foreign nationals in line with inflation.
- The minimum annual salary for highly qualified workers applying for Type B work permits will increase to EUR 41,739 (from EUR 40,972 in 2018).
- The minimum annual salary for senior management and executive-level foreign nationals applying for Type B work permits, or work permit exemptions, will increase to EUR 69,637 (from EUR 68,356 in 2018).
- Employers should review the salaries of any current and future foreign national employees sponsored for Type B work permits in Belgium.