Renewal of the residence permit for beneficiaries of international protection

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Third-country nationals who hold an 'international protection' residence permit in Luxembourg may apply for its renewal.

Who is concerned?

Third-country nationals who benefit from international protection and hold an 'international protection' residence permit can apply for its renewal if they still meet the eligibility conditions.

How to proceed

Application for renewal of the residence permit

In order to renew a residence permit, recipients of international protection must apply to the General Department of immigration of the Ministry of Home Affairs within 2 months prior to the expiry date of the residence permit.

The application for renewal must be filed using a specific form and must be accompanied by the following documents:

To apply for a renewal of their travel document, holders of a refugee travel document must go in person to the General Department of immigration with their old travel document.

This free renewal must be requested 2 months before the expiry of the travel document.

Loss, theft or damage to the residence permit

If the residence permit is lost, stolen or damaged, a special procedure needs to be followed.

Online services and forms

Who to contact

General Department of immigration - Department for refugees

  • Ministry of Home Affairs General Department of immigration - Department for refugees

    26, route d'Arlon L-1140 Luxembourg Luxembourg
    B.P. 752 L-2017 Luxembourg
    (+352) 247-84565
    from 9.00 - 12.00 and 14.00 - 16.00
    Closed ⋅ Opens tomorrow at 8.30
    8.30 to 12.00
    8.30 to 12.00
    8.30 to 12.00
    8.30 to 12.00
    8.30 to 12.00
    Service for new arrivals: Monday to Friday from 8.30 - 12.00; Extension desk: only by appointment.

Related procedures and links


Applying for international protection Work for applicants for international protection Work for beneficiaries of a postponement of deportation or suspension of deportation for medical reasons


Further information

Visa and immigration

on the website of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Defence, Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade

Legal references

Loi du 18 décembre 2015

1. relative à la protection internationale et à la protection temporaire; 2. modifiant - la loi modifiée du 10 août 1991 sur la profession d'avocat, - la loi modifiée du 29 août 2008 sur la libre circulation des personnes et l'immigration, - la loi du 28 mai 2009 concernant le Centre de rétention; 3. abrogeant la loi modifiée du 5 mai 2006 relative au droit d'asile et à des formes complémentaires de protection

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