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Travel and COVID-19

You can find the latest information on how COVID-19 is affecting travel to Luxembourg on the Re-open EU website and via the Luxembourg Government. COVID-19 travel information can change frequently, but you can read what you should be looking out for in our guidance.

Entry visa requirements

Not required.


Working fewer than 90 days?

Work permit exemption for workers in the entertainment industry without regular employment.

Working for more than 90 days?

For self-employed and salaried third country nationals wanting to work in Luxembourg for more than 3 months you must apply for a temporary authorisation to stay at the Immigration Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs before entering the country.

Additional requirements

For salaried workers:

  • an original certificate from the National Employment Agency authorising the employer to hire a third-country national
  • Criminal record extract
  • CV
  • Copy of professional qualifications/diploma
  • Employment contract

For self-employed:

  • Possible ‘business permit of other authorisation’
  • Criminal record extract
  • CV
  • Business and financing plan
  • Proof of economic resources to carry out business project

After you have entered the country you must make a declaration of arrival, undergo a medical check and apply for a residence permit.


Unclear for temporary authorisation to stay.

€80 for residence permit application.

Contact details

Luxembourg Embassy Website
27 Wilton Crescent
London SW1X 8SD

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7235 6961
[email protected]

Planning a tour?

The information provided in this guide is for your reference only and does not constitute legal or immigration advice. The ISM recommends that if you have any doubts about your eligibility to enter any country, you contact a suitably qualified migration expert for each individual country in good time prior to intended arrival.