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 – Netherlands 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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Netherlands 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 Netherlands 

Location of business credit reporting office(s) in Netherlands 


Number of business credit reporting staff 

10 staff in Netherlands office 

How long been operating a business credit reporting service in The Netherlands 

100 years 

How many registered companies are there in The Netherlands? 

Approx 1.8 million 

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

1 company register in Netherlands 

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

Proprietorship's and Private Limited 

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

Both online and freshly investigated report 

Delivery Times for Investigated business credit reports in The Netherlands 

Normal delivery is minimum 5-7 working days 

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

Most common: Interviews, Human analyst eye check, Overall check of all the data, further group info 

What information is compulsory to be filed in The Netherlands (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 The Netherlands? 

All Limited companies are obliged to file financials. 
If yes, how often are financials required to be filed by The Netherlands? 
Every year 

What are the penalties if a company fails to file their financials on time? 

Not filing is considered to be an ‘economic offense’ and can lead to a fine of max EUR 19.500 (in reality such fines are not often given). It also can lead to directors’ liability in case of bankruptcy. 

Do you provide a monitoring service in The Netherlands? 


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. 

The Netherlands Economy: 

Currency: EURO 
GDP Ranking: 17th 
Population: over 17 million 
The Netherlands is one of the world's 10 leading exporters. The foodstuffs industry is one of the country's biggest industries, while other major industries include energy, chemical, trade, machinery, metallurgy, electrical goods and services, and tourism. 

Main Trading Partners of The Netherlands: 

Export partners:  Germany 24.2%, Belgium 10.7%, UK 8.8%, France 8.8%, Italy 4.2% 
Import Partners: China 16.4%, Germany 15.3%, Belgium 8.5%, USA 6.9%, UK 5.1%, Russia 4.3% 

Do business credit reports contain negative information: 

Yes, the reports include negative information 

Do you provide consumer credit reports in The Netherlands? 

Available Upon Request 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service The Netherlands No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands 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. 

The Netherlands Skip Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands 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. 

Netherlands Company Registry Name 

The Netherlands: Trade Register — company search, maintained by Kamer van Koophandel 

Netherlands Company Registry Address 

De Ruijterkade 5, 1013 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Date Company Registry Established in Netherlands 

The Netherlands Company Register was established in 1920. 

Language(s) of Netherlands Company Registry 

The Netherlands Company Register is in Dutch language only. 

Number of Company Registries in Netherlands 

1 company register in Netherlands 

Regulation for Netherlands Company Register 

Business Register Act 

Can you search companies online for free in Netherlands? 

Yes, you can search for free at Netherlands Company Registry. 

What information can I view for free at Netherlands Company Registry 

Netherlands Company Name - Bestaande handelsnamen 
Netherlands Company Number (KVK) 
Netherlands Company Address 

What information is included in a Netherlands Company Profile / Extract? 

Netherlands Company Name 
Netherlands Type of Business 
Netherlands Company Address 
Netherlands Company Activity 
Netherlands Registered Share Capital 
Netherlands Management 
Netherlands Company Branches 
Netherlands Financials 

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

No, you do not need to register at the Netherlands Company Registry. 

Number of Registered Companies in Netherlands 

Over 4,100,000 companies registered in Netherlands 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Netherlands? 

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

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Netherlands 

EUR 1 is minimum share capital in Netherlands 

What is the Corporate tax rate in Netherlands? 

20-25% is corporate tax rate in Netherlands 

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

21% is VAT rate in Netherlands 

Types of Companies in Netherlands 

Stichting: ≈ Netherlands foundation. Can run a business. No profit distribution to founders or board members. 
mutual societies (associations which are allowed to pay dividends to their members; liability may be unlimited (W.A. – wettelijke aansprakelijkheid), limited (B.A. – beperkte aansprakelijkheid) or exempt (U.A. – uitsluiting van aansprakelijkheid)): 
Coöperatie: ≈ co-operative society 
Onderlinge waarborgmaatschappij: ≈ Netherlands mutual insurance company 
Vereniging ≈ association. Can run a business, but may not distribute profit among its members. 
vve (Vereniging van Eigenaars) ≈ Netherlands Homeowner association 
Mts (Maatschap): ≈ group practice (of professionals, e.g. doctors, accountants, lawyers); share facilities not profits, members are treated as natural persons for tax and liability purposes. 
Eenmanszaak: ≈ Netherlands sole trader / sole proprietorship 
vof (vennootschap onder firma): ≈ Netherlands GP 
cv (commanditaire vennootschap): ≈ Netherlands LP 
bv (besloten vennootschap): ≈ Netherlands Ltd / LLC. Shares are privately registered and not freely transferable. The name means "closed company", stemming from the fact that the (group of) shareholder(s) cannot be changed without consent from the majority of shareholder(s). 
nv (naamloze vennootschap): ≈ Netherlands plc / Corp. Minimum issued share capital upon incorporation: €45,000. Literally translated, the title is "nameless company", owing to the fact that shareholders are not formally known as such in company statutes and other legal documents 

Netherlands Company Documents Available 

Netherlands Company Commercial Extract 
Netherlands Annual Report from Commercial Register 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in Netherlands? 

Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM - Autoriteit Financiële Markten in Dutch) 
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in Netherlands? 

Nxchange (XNXC) in Amsterdam which was founded in 2015 
NPEX in The Hague which was founded in 2009 

Can you order a Netherlands Apostille Certificate? 

Yes, Netherlands agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, Netherlands accepts the Apostille Certificate for Netherlands Company Registry Search Documents in place of any further legalisation process. 
Netherlands signed up to the Hague Convention on 8th October 1965. 

The Netherlands Company Registry Search 

All local The Netherlands Company searches can be under taken via our The Netherlands Company Registry search. Where there is more than one The Netherlands Company Registry an The Netherlands company search will be made via a local The Netherlands company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many The Netherlands company searches can be made on line but in some cases the The Netherlands company search needs to search the local The Netherlands 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. 

The Netherlands Company Documents 

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

The Netherlands Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands Certificate of Incorporation or the The Netherlands Memorandum of Association.. 

The Netherlands Private Investigation Work 

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

The Netherlands Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our The Netherlands company formation services. Through our fully approved local The Netherlands company registration agent the The Netherlands company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary The Netherlands 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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