Opening a company in the Netherlands

Opening a company in the Netherlands

Opening a company in The Netherlands can be difficult if your origin is not from The Netherlands and if you do not speak the Dutch language. But that shouldn’t stop you from expanding your business opportunities in opening a company in The Netherlands. We from “Set-up your Dutch company” can provide you the assist you need to establish and maintain your business in The Netherlands.
We have successfully helped many foreigners, opening company in The Netherlands, finding their right way in Dutch rules, permits and subsidies.
Not sure which legal form suites the company the best? We can help you with that, explaining the liabilities and tax obligation regarding this subject if you choose for opening a company in the Netherlands.

Why the Netherlands?

Independent enterprise is the backbone of the Dutch economy. There are thousands of small and medium-sized firms, the so-called “MKB-ers” (Midden en Klein bedrijf) who choose for opening company in the Netherlands.

In the European Union and in International Organizations, such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the WTO they are called “Small and Medium Enterprises” (also SMEs, small and medium businesses, SMBs). The abbreviation SME occurs commonly.

The Netherlands recognizes the contribution these entrepreneurs make to the economy and actively encourages them opening company in the Netherlands. The Ministry of Economic Affairs (Ministerie van Economische Zaken) initiated action in 1996 to help small and medium-sized businesses enter the export market. It is a positive environment for smaller businesses. So, do not hesitate to have a look at our website and contact us freely for more information.

Set up your company in Holland within 5 working days?

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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.