Business information about the Netherlands
Do you want to do business in the Netherlands? Here you can learn all about doing business in the Netherlands and working with Dutch companies.
The website Business.gov.nl is the official government website for non-Dutch speaking entrepreneurs and is specially designed to help you do business in the Netherlands and working or trade with Dutch companies. If you are based in a developing country, the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries can help you find business partners.
Starting a business in the Netherlands
Business.gov.nl offers articles as well as video content on all aspects of doing business in the Netherlands. Business.gov.nl offers you the information you need, on all manner of business-related issues: taxes and financing, as well as immigration and registration and rules and regulations.
Find practical information on:
- Coming to the Netherlands
- Starting a business
- Taxes in the Netherlands
- Financing your business (tax schemes, subsidies, credits)
- Running your business
Or watch the webinar ‘Starting a business in the Netherlands’ for a quick overview of all the steps involved.
The Netherlands is an excellent place to start a business. This is because of its strategic location in Europe, favourable business climate, high-quality infrastructure and well-educated population. Innovative startups can apply for a special one-year permit, the startup visa.
Read more about the options for startups on Business.gov.nl, or go to the StartupDelta website. StartupDelta focuses on stimulating the startup community in the Netherlands.
Rules and legislation
Business.gov.nl offers up-to-date information on the rules and regulations, as well as the licences and permits that apply to your business.
Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI)
If you are based in an emerging market or developing country, the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) can help you to export your products to the European market. You can benefit from all the information the CBI can provide about the European market.