A certificate attesting to the year a dwelling was built serves as proof of the exact date of construction of the dwelling.
This certificate is used when applying for housing aid and allowances.
Each person applying for housing aid or allowances is required to present a certificate attesting to the year of construction of their housing.
The issue of the certificate is subject to the payment of a tax. This chancellery tax must be paid to the communal administration.
An application for a year-of-construction certificate for a dwelling has to be submitted to the competent authority—the technical department of the population office (bureau de la population)—of the communal administration of the place of residence or the commune in which the property is located:
For dwellings in Luxembourg City, the certificate is freely available to interested parties upon simple oral request to the Urban Planning Department – Construction permits (Service urbanisme – Autorisations de bâtir).
With postal applications, the applicant must provide:
To be accepted by the administrations, the certificate needs to be no older than 3 months.