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Fourth Way

The Fourth Way makes it possible to exchange information on any debts owed to the authorities by parties involved in the sale of movable and immovable property.

    • In practice

    • Who is concerned?

      For the Royal Federation of Belgian Solicitors, the Fédération royale du notariat belge (FRNB)

    • Contact


  • Advantages

    The Fourth Way makes it possible to look up any debts owed to the following bodies:

    1. the National Social Security Office
    2. the National Social Insurance Institute for the Self-Employed
    3. FPS Finance

    In addition, the intention to sell is notified to the competent bodies, information on an outstanding debt is communicated, and insufficient resources are reported to the competent body. The parties involved also receive electronic acknowledgements of receipt.

  • Support

    Requests should be sent to the FPS Policy & Support Service Desk by e-mail at servicedesk.DTO@bosa.fgov.be, quoting reference "S098 - S098 -4thWayServices".

    The service is accessible 24/7. Support services are available from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm (Federal Administration opening days).