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Government support for entrepreneurs

About us

About Business.gov.nl

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. Business.gov.nl is an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. 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.nl.

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. Partners of Business.gov.nl include:

PSCs as Single Digital Gateway frontrunners

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 websiteExternal link for more information about the EUGO network.

Contact us

For any questions or feedback, please contact us by email, telephone or chat.

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Other organisations

There are several other governmental and non-governmental organisations that can help you find your way around the Dutch business landscape:

Ministries / central government

Innovative startups

Benefits and social insurance

IP and patents

Education

International business