Luxembourg's Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs has announced temporary immigration measures in light of the end of the state of emergency.
With the end of the state of emergency, the following temporary measures have been adopted:
- for third-country nationals who have declared their arrival between 1 January and 31 July 2020, the period within which they must apply for the issue of the residence permit is increased from three to six months;
- for residence permits issued by Luxembourg which expire after 1 March 2020, the period of validity is extended until 31 August 2020;
- for third-country nationals holding a short-stay visa and those not subject to the visa requirement and whose stay has just exceeded 90 days after 1 March 2020, their stay is regularised until 31 July 2020.
To facilitate their exit from the Schengen area, those concerned are requested to make an appointment with the Passport, Visa and Legalisation Office of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs with a view to issuing a return visa.
With regard to applications for international protection, for all applicants (except in special cases) arriving before 16 March 2020, a new certificate of filing of an application for international protection will be sent to the parties concerned in the coming days. All persons arriving after 16 March 2020 will be invited by appointment to come in person to extend their certificate at the Directorate of Immigration.
For any question relating to immigration, individuals should contact the Directorate of Immigration via email: email@example.com or via tel.: 247-84040 (Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 16:00.
To issue a return visa, those concerned should make an appointment with the Passport, Visa and Legalisation Office via the following link: guichet.lu/rdv-visa-fr. For any additional information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 247-88300 (Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:00).