The integration programme is COMPULSORY* for foreign-nationality newcomers residing in French-speaking Wallonia aged between 18 and 65, who have been legal residents for less than 3 years and who hold a residence permit exceeding 3 months.
*Comment: there are people who are exempt and dispensed from this obligation.
YES, the programme stages can be undertaken in random order, however, all the stages must be undertaken (except for the “FLE” French lessons if your level of French is sufficient and you can also be exempted from the “socio-professional integration” phase if you already have a job).
YES, however, it is preferable to seek guidance from your programme advisor, as not all bodies are accredited.
No, if you have a certificate that proves you finished the programme.
Don’t worry, professional interpreters in many languages are there for you. If you need an interpreter, feel free to mention it at your first appointment. In addition, the integration programme gives you the opportunity to get French lessons for free.
The integration programme was designed to allow you to understand the country in which you have just settled in.
The maximum duration of the programme is 18 months. However, the duration of the programme can be shorter depending on your needs.
Make the request to your programme advisor. He or she will do his/her best depending on the availabilities of the institutions.
The programme remains compulsory. You will be offered solutions by your programme advisor
No, if your job contract is for more than 3 months on part-time basis minimum.