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If you operate a sex business in the Netherlands, you may need a permit from your local municipality. This permit is subject to conditions.

If you operate a sex business in the Netherlands, you may need a permit from your local municipality. This permit is subject to conditions. Sex businesses include, but are not limited to:

  • sex cinemas
  • brothels
  • escort businesses
  • erotic massage parlours

Online application procedure via Message Box

You can apply for a sex business permit 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.

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