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Business loan guarantee scheme (GO)

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

The Business loan guarantee scheme (Garantie Ondernemingsfinanciering, GO) makes it easier for large and medium-sized companies in the Netherlands to borrow substantial amounts of money. Capital providers receive a 50% guarantee from the government. The maximum term for the Business loan guarantee schemeExternal link is maximum 8 years.

When do you qualify?

To qualify for the GO Business loan guarantee schemeExternal link (in Dutch), the following criteria must be met:

  • Your company has its registered office in the Netherlands. The commercial activities are conducted primarily in the Netherlands.
  • You have a healthy company.
  • Your business has reasonable profitability and continuity prospects.
  • The financing qualifies as Fresh MoneyExternal link (in Dutch).
  • In the last 12 months, no excessive capital withdrawals from your company have taken place.
  • You are only requesting GO financing for your own company activities.

How to apply?

You apply for the scheme to the Netherlands Enterprise AgencyExternal link (RVO).

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