New private training institutes in the Netherlands that wants to award legally recognised diplomas in senior secondary vocational education (MBO) or higher professional education (HBO need to be registered. MBO courses must be registered in the Central Register of Vocational Courses (CREBO). HBO courses must be listed in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes (CROHO). The Education Consolidation Department (DUO) manages these registers.
If you run an existing institute and want to register a new HBO course in CROHO, you must apply for the new course assessment to the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO). You must also register a change of location for your institute in CROHO.