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Applicants for international protection (asylum) are entitled to material assistance while their asylum application is reviewed. This assistance includes basic needs and social support. Asylum seekers do not receive financial support.

Fedasil is the Belgian government's organisation that provides this material assistance in collective centres (belonging to Fedasil, the Red Cross or another partner) or in individual housing managed by associations or a commune.

Reception Fedasil


Reception centres

Belgium has about 60 reception centres for applicants for international protection , accounting for 2/3 of the capacity of the total reception network. In addition to the 27 federal centres managed by Fedasil, there are reception centres managed by partners. The remaining places are in individual houses, organized by the local municipalities or NGOs.

  • Fedasil
  • Partners