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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
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?
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:
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:
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.
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 Company Branches
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.