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Procedures covered by Message Box

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versie

The Dutch government has created Message Box specifically for the purposes of the Services Act of the European Union. Message Box is available for all procedures that are covered by the Services Act. These procedures are listed in the Dutch ministerial regulation on the scope of the Services Act (Regeling indicatieve vaststelling reikwijdte Dienstenwet). You will find these procedures below. There are general procedures concerning all companies and procedures for specific sectors.

Procedures for all companies


Starting your business

Business premises



Procedures for specific sectors


Animal testing and biotechnology


Cattle farms and veterinary medicine

Childcare centres

Construction companies

Culture and entertainment

Electricity and gas companies

Food companies

Hospitality, recreation and catering companies

Inspection bodies and laboratories

Interpreters and translators


Mining companies

Personal care

Private security and detective agencies

Real estate

Retail trade

Soil intermediaries

Strategic services

Tattoo and piercing artists

Transport escorts and traffic controllers

Waste management companies

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