D Type visa + Work Permit extension

For example a person's WP is expiring on Aug 30 and Resident Permit(RP) is expiring on Sep 30. His WP is under ministry approval and it seems nowadays it takes more than 5weeks for approval. My question is

What if he does not get WP before the expiry of current WP?

After WP can he travel to India and comeback since RP is valid till Sep 30.(Tentative travel date is between Sep 1 to Sep 20)?

Can he enter Belgium with expired WP and valid RP?

Everything has to be legal and I need your opinion on this.

Dear, normally you can enter the country before 30.09.2017, at the airport they only check your resident permit.


Yes very correct. In immigration they just check your residence permit.


My Dominican boyfriend would like to work and live a few months here in Belgium.
Does anyone know if a non-EU member already need to have a job (contract) before coming to Belgium or is the VISA D long stay enough to get here?

And can he get a health insurance when arriving in Belgium or already need to have an international insurance before coming?

Thanks in advance,


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