Luxembourg: Biometric Residence Permit Cards to Replace Other Card Types

Key Points  

  • Luxembourg will require all foreign nationals to hold valid biometric residence permit cards beginning 3 August 2023


The government of Luxembourg announced that residence cards and permanent residence cards issued as printed forms to third-country nationals and family members of European Union citizens will expire on 3 August 2023. Foreign nationals who have not updated their residence permit cards must obtain a new biometric card by this deadline. 

What are the Changes?  

Luxembourg will require all holders of residence permit cards to update cards to contain biometric data by 3 August 2023. According to the government of Luxembourg, these measures will align the country’s residence card policy with the requirements of the European Union.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Luxembourg’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.

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