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News for short stay visits by family members of a resident in Luxembourg

As of 14 September 2020, certain short-stay visits are exempted from travel restrictions to Luxembourg. The following are concerned:

  • European Union (EU) citizens who are a family member of a resident of Luxembourg, i.e.:
    • a spouse or registered partner;
    • direct descendants of the EU citizen or his/her spouse/registered partner, if the child is under 21 years of age;
  • third-country nationals who are a family member of a resident in Luxembourg, i.e.:
    • the spouse or registered partner;
    • direct descendants of the resident in Luxembourg who is a third-country national or of his/her spouse/registered partner, if the child is under the age of 18.

Similarly, short-stay visits by persons whose life partner resides in Luxembourg are exempted from the travel restrictions for third-country nationals.

The persons concerned must:

  • send a request by email to the Passport, Visa and Legalisation Office (BPVL) for the issuance of a specific certificate at the following address: service.visas@mae.etat.lu;
  • make a commitment to the BPVL to cover the costs;
  • provide evidence of a long-term relationship, regular contacts and joint activities:
    • entry/exit stamps affixed to the passport;
    • plane tickets/boarding passes;
    • proof of common residence abroad, etc.
Authorisation to enter Luxembourg is subject to the usual conditions applicable to short-stay visits.

For further information, please contact the BPVL by:

In addition, the temporary entry restrictions for third-country nationals on the territory of Luxembourg are extended until 31 December 2020.

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