Visa and immigration

The conditions to enter and stay in Luxembourg do not only depend on the length of the planned stay but also on the country of origin of the foreign national who is making the request.

Duration of stay

Special cases

Your rights regarding the processing of personal data for immigration procedures at the Immigration Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

In the exercise of its public interest mission, the Directorate of Immigration of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs collects and uses your personal data to allow the processing of your file according to the provisions of the amended law of the 29 August 2008 on the free movement of persons and immigration.

The data collected by the Directorate of Immigration can also be used to update your data in the National Register of Natural Persons as well as for statistical purposes. The data can also be used to verify the regularity of your stay under the provisions of the amended law of August 29, 2008 mentioned above, by other administrations and ministries in the context of other procedures, such as the procedure of acquisition of the Luxembourg nationality at the Ministry of Justice.

The data processed, or part of them, necessary for the accomplishment of a public mission, might be communicated or made accessible to other authorities, who are authorized to access it according to a legal provisions (“Office luxembourgeois d’accueil et d’intégration”, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice).

The data are kept for the duration of the processing of the file at the Directorate of Immigration and for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above.

You have a right to access, rectify and delete your data, as well as a right of objection and a right to demand the limitation of treatment, under certain conditions and unless the treatment is necessary for the administration to carry out a public interest mission.

If you wish to exercise these rights or for any request relating to data protection, you can contact the Directorate of the immigration of the Ministry of the Foreign and European Affairs (BP 752, L-2017 Luxembourg) by postal mail accompanied by a proof of identity. Complaints may addressed to the Data Protection Officer (Commissaire à la protection des données auprès de l’Etat, 43, bd Roosevelt L-1450 Luxembourg).

Complaints may be lodged with the National Commission for the Protection of Data (CNPD) (1, Avenue du Rock'n'Roll, L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette).

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