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Government support for entrepreneurs

SME loan

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Start-ups or existing businesses that need a loan and cannot take out a regular loan from a bank, can apply for an SME loanExternal link (MKB-krediet) (Dutch). This is a commercial loan of between €50,000 and €250,000. For smaller loans they can apply for microcredit, a commercial loan up to €50,000.

When do you qualify?

  • You are a starting or existing business owner or you take over a business.
  • Your current need for credit does not exceed €250,000.
  • You have an existing bank loan of less than €250,000.
  • You have a solid (business) plan.
  • You aim for the Dutch market predominantly.

How to apply?

If you do not yet have a business plan, Qredits can assist you with coaching and various business tools. If you already have a business plan, you can apply for an SME loanExternal link (Dutch) to Qredits Microfinanciering Nederland.

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency