How to open a business in the Netherlands

How to open a business in the Netherlands

Through our company it’s pretty easy how to open a business in Netherlands. We know the best ways to open a company in the Netherlands and provide you an honest price for our services.

Please see below the steps how to open a business in Netherlands

  1. We have package deals for you if you want to have, besides the BV opening, a Dutch company bank account, Dutch VAT number, secretary services and accountancy services. All these services we can provide
  2. After the agreement we e-mail you a checklist of only 2 pages
  3. After you have completed the checklist you can send it to us by e-mail together with the documents on number 4 and 5 below
  4. E-mail us scans of the passports of the shareholders and directors
  5. E-mail us scans of the residential addresses of the shareholders and director
  6. After we received this we send you a power of attorney so we can open a business in the Netherlands on distance (you don’t have to come to the Netherlands)
  7. You sign this legalized document and send these to us

This is the way how to open a business in the Netherlands.

Please send us the answers to the questions below, so we can advise you (for free) best how to open a business in the Netherlands.

  • What kind of activities are you planning to provide in the Netherlands and or Europe?
  • Why do you choose for the Netherlands
  • Are you planning to have staff in the Netherlands?
  • Are you planning to have an office / warehouse in the Netherlands?

Thank you in advance!

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Our services

  • Personal driver available to pick you up from a designated place for a half day
  • Extra local substance (usefullfor the VAT registration)
  • Translation services
  • Assistance when abroad
  • Social Security number obtaining
  • Ensuring the paperwork of the company is sent on time
  • One sole contact person within the organization
  • No fines, everything will be sent on time to the Dutch government

We can assist you in making a branch registration of your company in the Netherlands. For this option please fill in our contact form for individual advice.

We can help you to set a business bank account for your Dutch company. For foreign owners of a Dutch company it can be more complex to open a company bank account. Set Up Your Dutch Company knows and has numerous  Bank contacts and solutions to assist in getting a bank account for your company within the Netherlands.

We can also obtain a Dutch VAT number for Dutch and foreign companies.
If you would like be able to issue invoices from your Dutch company, you will need an active VAT number. Set Up Your Dutch Company can assist you with this process, and it usually takes up to 1 to a maximum of 5 weeks to receive this number.

Set Up Your Dutch Company can also arrange an EORI number, in just one day after your VAT number is active.

With an EORI, your company can import from Europe and export to Europe. The EORI number is an unique identification number that companies are required to use when exchanging data with Customs from all EU Member States. Under this heading you will find information on subjects including how to apply for an EORI number and how to obtain the EORI number of others.

Our company can provide all the necessary requirements for a Dutch company. The services provided are:

  • Administration services
  • Annual filing of documents etc.
  • VAT services
  • Intra Community Transaction services
  • Tax services
  • Company income tax/Corporate Tax Forms

We can also assist with the basics of setting up your new business/ company by helping you with your business plan . This includes a marketing Plan and a Financial Plan.