1. International Business Credit Reports 

We provide quality international business credit reports for all countries worldwide. The reports contain all available upto date information. Creditreform provide risk analysis reports to the major financial institutions and banks. This means you can trade with confidence. 

2. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All reports are delivered in English 

3. Prices – Belgium Business Credit Reports 

Normal delivery (by email): 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery (by email): 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery (by email): 3-4 working days = GBP 225 

4. Delivery (Email) 

This is a simple to use service. Just complete the application form below providing details on the company required. Then select the delivery method and make payment via the fully secured payment process. The report will then be emailed upon completion. 
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Belgium Business Credit Report Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved expert international Risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert upto date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
The local Business Credit Report Partners are able to: 
Assess local businesses trading activities 
Update information immediately there are any changes 
Know and understand the local economies 
Are in the same time zones 
Herewith details of our company credit reporting service Belgium 

Location of company credit check service office(s) in Belgium 

Brussels and Rotterdam 

Number of business credit reporting staff: 


How long been operating a business credit reporting service in Belgium 

Over 100 years 

How many registered companies are there in Belgium? 

Over 500,000 

How many company registries in Belgium for businesses? (i.e. UK just has 1 central registry) 

1 company register in Belgium 

What are the most common type of companies in The Belgium? (i.e. in UK we have Private Limited / Public Limited / Sole Proprietors / Partnerships) 

Private Limited companies 

What type of business credit reports do you provide, i.e. Database / Investigated 


Delivery Times for Investigated business credit reports in Belgium 

As requested 

What additional information can be obtained in an investigated report compared to a database report? 

Most common: Interviews, News items, Overall check of all the data and group structures 

What information is compulsory to be filed in Belgium (i.e. Financials / Shareholders / Share Capital / Directors / Management) 

Depends very much of legal form but all if applicable (proprietorship does not have capital so not applicable) 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? (for example, bankruptcies, court judgments, insolvency details, negative payment history, etc) 


Are financials required to be filed in Belgium? 

All Limited companies are obliged to file financials 
If yes, how often are financials required to be filed by Belgium? 

Do you provide a monitoring service in Belgium? 


If yes, what information can be monitored for each company? 

Changes in management, address, capital and financials. 

Do you provide Consumer / Private Person reports? 

Only under very strict conditions. We don’t promote this product anymore so the answer is almost no. 

Belgium Economy: 

Currency: EURO 
GDP Ranking: 24th 
Population: ca 11 million 
Belgium main industries include Metallurgy, steel, textiles, chemicals, glass, paper, and food processing are the dominant industries. Belgium is one of the world's leading processors of cobalt, radium, copper, zinc, and lead. Refineries, located principally in the Antwerp area, process crude petroleum. 

Main Trading Partners of  Belgium: 

Export partners:  Germany 16.6%, France 14.9%, Netherlands 12%, UK 8.4%, Italy 4.9%, USA 4.8% 
Import Partners: Netherlands 17.3%, Germany 13.8%, France 9.5%, USA 7.1%, UK 4.9%, Ireland 4.2% 

Do business credit reports contain negative information: 

Yes, the reports include negative information 
Do you provide consumer credit reports in Belgium? 
Available Upon Request 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Belgium No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Belgium debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Belgium debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of The Belgium debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Belgium debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

Belgium Skip Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Belgium tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Belgium business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

Company Registry Name: 

Crossroads Bank for Enterprises (CBE) 

Date Belgium Company Registry Established: 


Language(s) of Belgium Company Registry: 

Dutch, French, German, English 

Number of Company Registries in Belgium: 

1 (plus separate website for accounts) 

Related Associations in Belgium: 

Federal Public Service Justice – Enterprise Search 
National Bank of Belgium – Central Balance Sheet Office 
Financial Services and Markets Authority – Public companies register (STORI) 

Can you search companies online for free in Belgium? 

YES you can search companies for free in Belgium 

What information can I view for free at Belgium Company Registry? 

Belgium company registration number; 
Belgium name; 
Belgium status; 
Belgium type (natural person or legal person); 
Belgium start date; 
Belgium address registered office of legal persons; 
Belgium legal form; 
Belgium contact data (telephone no. and fax no., email address and website); 
Belgium economic activities; 
Belgium certifications, licences or registrations that are of importance for third parties or whose publication is mandatory; 
Belgium ex officio striking off of the entity for failure to submit their financial statements; 
Belgium name and first name of the founders and/or persons who perform a legal function within the entity; 
Belgium legal situation; 
Belgium characteristics; 
Belgium links between entities; 
Belgium capital; 
Belgium duration of the entity, if limited; 
Belgium fiscal year-end and start and end date of the exceptional fiscal year, if any; 
Belgium date of the General Meeting; 
Belgium links to databases containing data not recorded in the CBE; 
Belgium start date of this data. 

Do you need to register / sign up at Belgium Company Registry? 

NO you do not need to register at Belgium Company Registry 

Number of Registered Companies in Belgium: 

Over 1,200,000 companies registered in Belgium 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Belgium? 

You can register a company in Belgium through a Belgium company formation agent. 

Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Belgium 

EUR 104 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Belgium 

EUR 1 is minimum share capital in Belgium 

What is the Corporate tax rate in Belgium? 

33% is corporate tax rate in Belgium 

What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in Belgium? 

21% is VAT rate in Belgium 

Types of Companies in Belgium: 

In Belgium you can register companies in Dutch, French or German 
English / German 
private stichting 
fondation privée 
Private foundation 
stichting van openbaar nut 
fondation d'utilité publique 
Public foundation 
economisch samenwerkingsverband (ESV) 
groupement d'intérêt économique (GIE) 
Economic interest grouping (joint venture) 
stille handelsvennootschap 
société interne 
contractual joint venture (No JV company is created) 
tijdelijke handelsvennootschap 
société momentanée 
equity joint venture (JV company is created) 
vereniging zonder winstoogmerk (VZW) 
association sans but lucratif (ASBL) 
German: Vereinigung ohne Gewinnerzielungsabsicht (VoG) 
vereniging in deelneming 
société en participation (SEP) 
Equity partnership 
feitelijke vereniging 
société de fait 
De facto partnership, partnership by estoppel 
entreprise individuelle 
Sole trader (UK), sole proprietorship (US) 
vennootschap onder firma (VOF) 
société en nom collectif (SNC) 
General partnership 
gewone commanditaire vennootschap (Comm. V.) 
société en commandite simple (SCS) 
Limited partnership 
commanditaire vennootschap op aandelen (Comm. VA) 
société en commandite par actions (SCA) 
Publicly traded partnership 
besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (BVBA) 
société privée à responsabilité limitée (SPRL) 
Private limited liability company 
besloten vennootschap (BV) 
société responsabilité limitée (SRL) 
Private limited company 
eenpersoons besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (EBVBA) 
société privée à responsabilité limitée unipersonnelle (SPRLU) 
single member limited company 
Naamloze vennootschap (NV) 
societé anonyme (SA) 
Public limited company (UK) 
coöperatieve vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (CVBA) 
société coopérative à responsabilité limitée (SCRL) 
Limited liability cooperative 
coöperatieve vennootschap met onbeperkte aansprakelijkheid (CVOA) 
société coopérative à responsabilité illimitée (SCRI) 
Unlimited liability cooperative 

Belgium Company Documents Available: 

Current extract from Belgium Company Registry 
Extended extract from Belgium Company Registry 
Annual financial statements from Belgium Company Registry 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in Belgium? 

Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA - Autorité des services et marchés financiers/Authoriteit voor Financiële Diensten en Markten) 
National Bank of Belgium (NBB - Banque Nationale de Belgique/Nationale Bank van België) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in Belgium? 

Euronext in Brussels 

Can you order a Belgium Apostille Certificate? 

Yes, Belgium agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, Belgium accepts the Apostille Certificate for Belgium Company Registry Search Documents in place of any further legalisation process. 
Belgium signed up to the Hague Convention on 9th February 1976. 

Belgium Company Registry Search 

All local Belgium Company searches can be under taken via our Belgium Company Registry search. Where there is more than one Belgium Company Registry an Belgium company search will be made via a local Belgium company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many Belgium company searches can be made on line but in some cases the Belgium company search needs to search the local Belgium company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

Belgium Company Documents 

The Belgium Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the Belgium company registry. Alternatively you can order Belgium company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the Belgium Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an Belgium company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

Belgium Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local Belgium company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the Belgium Certificate of Incorporation or the Belgium Memorandum of Association.. 

Belgium Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use an Belgium private investigator or Belgium process server. We partner with fully approved local Belgium private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including Belgium skip tracing and Belgium document serving where required. 

Belgium Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our Belgium company formation services. Through our fully approved local Belgium company registration agent the Belgium company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary Belgium company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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