Business.gov.nl is the English-language Point of Single Contact (PSC) for resident and foreign entrepreneurs, who want to establish a business or do business in the Netherlands. On this portal you can find laws, rules and regulations as well as general and sectoral information from the Dutch government and semi-governmental organisations. Also, you will find Dutch or European subsidies you may be eligible for. Business.gov.nl is the English-language counterpart of Ondernemersplein. Business.gov.nl is an initiative of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. The website was launched in August 2017.
Cooperating with the public sector
Both Business.gov.nl and Ondernemersplein.nl provide a single unified answer from the Dutch public sector about doing business in the Netherlands. The information on this website is provided by several partners. For questions or remarks on the content, you can contact the partners via the Contact page.
PSCs as Single Digital Gateway websites
Business.gov.nl is the Dutch business portal serving the goal of the European Union (EU) to improve the internal market via a Single Digital Gateway (SDG). As a PSC, Business.gov.nl offers EU citizens centralised access to business information in the Netherlands in a non-discriminatory way. It also links to online business procedures and assistance. PSCs work together through the EUGO network. See the European Commission website for more information about the EUGO network.
For citizen matters, foreign residents are referred to Government.nl. This website is the Point of Single Contact for all matters concerning living in the Netherlands.
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