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Note As of Monday, 2 May 2022, the following new opening hours will apply for the offices of the administration of the City of Differdange: Monday to Friday: 8 am – 11:30 am & 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Biergeramt: Saturdays from 9 am – 1 1 am. Close
Administrative procedures

Application for a permanent-residence certificate

For citizens of the European Union residing at least 5 years in Luxembourg

Please note: The residence card (Carte de séjour) NO LONGER EXISTS for European citizens! It has been replaced by the certificate of permanent residence or the registration certificate.

Documents to be submitted

  • valid identity document of the applicant: valid identity card or valid passport
  • proof of 5 years legal residence in Luxembourg for the applicant: certificate of residence of the municipality where the applicant currently resides and, if applicable, certificate(s) of residence of the municipality(s) where the applicant resided before  – up to 5 years ago. 

For family members

  • household composition of the municipality where the applicant and family member (= father or mother or spouse or partner) currently reside and, if applicable, the certificate(s) of residence of the municipality(s) where the family member lived before – up to 5 years ago.


Further information

Citizens Office
T.: 58 77 1-01

During office hours (8.00 am  – 11.30 pm and 1.30 pm  – 4.30 pm)

Online procedures are to be preferred. If you have to come to the citizens office, please make an appointment.


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