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Licence for space travel activities

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you want to perform space travel activities from the Netherlands, such as launches or control and operational activities, you need a licence from the minister of Economic Affairs. You can obtain the licence for space travel activities from the Radiocommunications Agency (Agentschap Telecom). The objects you use for your space travel activities must be registered with the Radiocommunications Agency.

Accidents

Accidents occurring during the performance of the space travel activities that may cause danger or damage must be reported to the minister of Economic Affairs. In addition, you must take measures to limit or repair the damage.

Online application and registration via Message Box

You can apply for a licence for space travel activities and register the objects you use to the Radiocommunications Agency also via Message Box. Message Box is a secure email system that enables you as an entrepreneur to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency