In the Netherlands, registration with the Trade Register is compulsory for every company.
The Kamer van Koophandel - Chamber of Commerce has the Trade Register in which there is information about every business in the Netherlands.
In the Netherlands registration in the Trade Register is compulsory for every company and almost every legal entity. This means that the register is able to provide reliable information on companies.
Incorporating a BV company in the Netherlands involves a number of statutory requirements, most important is the incorporation takes place through a notarial deed. This includes the articles of association of the company. A certificate of no-objection from the Ministry of Justice must be submitted before the incorporation can be effected.