Luxembourg student Permit

International students who want to study in Luxembourg in a course that extends for more than 90 days will have to get a study permit. This is a long-term permit available to students who have been granted admission by a recognized university or college in Luxembourg.

The study permit is valid for students wanting to do a course, doctoral program or to carry out research. However, citizens of certain countries need not get a permit provided their stay in Luxembourg does not exceed six months.

Foreign students wishing to study here must get their study permit before they enter the country.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Proof of enrolment as a full-time student in one of the universities in Luxembourg
  • Proof that you have paid the full tuition fees for the course
  • Passport with a validity of at least six months post the completion of the course
  • Copy of the duly filled and signed form
  • Proof that you have enough financial resources to support yourself during the course and the funds for your return to your home country
  • Original copy of the ‘temporary authorization to stay’ letter from the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg
  • Health insurance policy that will cover the total number of days you will be staying for the duration of your course. The policy must have a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros
  • You must express your intention to leave Luxembourg at the end of your course
  • Before entering the country, students must submit for a temporary authorization to stay in the country. They must submit to the immigration department of Luxembourg from their home country. This must be submitted before they travel to Luxembourg.

Before entering the country:

  • You must submit for a permit within the 90 days the authorization is valid
  • Submit the form to the Immigration Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Submit for a Type D Permit

After entering the country:

  • Make a declaration of your arrival
  • Undergo a medical checkup
  • Submit for a residence permit
Who issues permits for Luxembourg in India?

In India, permits for Luxembourg are issued by the Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi as the only representative of the country in India. 

What is the processing time for study permit Luxembourg?

A response from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs can take up to a maximum of 60 days. 

Is processing time extended if more requirements are needed for Luxembourg Study Permit?

If additional information is required, the form is informed of the same. A reasonable amount of time is given to the form to submit the information asked for. The 60-day deadline is suspended till the required information is submitted within a set deadline.  

What happens when my study permit Luxembourg is granted?

In the event of a favorable reply, a “temporary authorization to stay” is sent by post. This is valid for 90 days’ duration. You will also need a Type D permit.  

How and when do I make declaration of arrival in Luxembourg?

Within 3 days of arrival in Luxembourg, you will be required to make a declaration of arrival at the administration of the particular commune that you intend residing in.

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