The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs wishes to inform that, with the end of the state of emergency, the following temporary measures have been adopted:
- For third-country nationals who submitted their declaration of arrival between January 1 and July 31, 2020: the time limit during which they will have to request the issuance of a residence permit has been extended from three to six months.
- For the residence permits, issued by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, that expired after March 1, 2020: the validity period has been extended until August 31, 2020.
- The stay of third-country nationals holding a short-term visa, and those not subject to a visa requirement and whose duration of stay has exceeded the 90-day period after March 1, 2020: their stay is regularised until July 31, 2020.
To facilitate their exit from the Schengen area, all those concerned should make an appointment with the Passports, Visas and Legalisations Office of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs for the purpose of the issuance of a "return visa".
Regarding applications for international protection, a new certificate (pink paper) concerning the registration of an application for international protection will be sent to all applicants who arrived before March 16, 2020, except in specific cases, in the coming days. All applicants who arrived after March 16, 2020 will be invited for an appointment at the Directorate of Immigration to request, in person, the extension of their certificate.
For all inquiries regarding immigration, please contact the Directorate of Immigration by e-mail (email@example.com) or by telephone from Monday to Friday between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM [tel.: (+352) 247-84040].
For the issuance of return visas, please make an appointment with the Passports, Visas and Legalisations Office via the following link: guichet.lu/rdv-visa-fr. For further information, please send an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call [tel.: (+352) 247-88300] from Monday to Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM.
Press release by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs