Registering a cooperative or mutual insurance society

The notary will register a new ‘coöperatie’ (cooperative) or ‘onderlinge waarborgmaatschappij’ (mutual insurance society), or notify us of the continuation of an existing ‘coöperatie’ or 'onderlinge waarborgmaatschappij’ on your behalf. To do so, they will fill in the following forms (and others):

Form 4: ‘registration form for a coöperatie (cooperative) or onderlinge waarborgmaatschappij (mutual insurance society)'
Form 11: ‘form to register an official for a legal entity’
Form 9: ‘company branch registration form’

Form 33 (in Dutch): ‘UBO registration form for coöperaties (cooperatives), onderlinge waarborgmaatschappijen (mutual insurance societies), or verenigingen (associations)'


Frequently asked questions

How quickly we process your change depends on how you communicate your change to us.

  • Are you submitting the change online? We process digital changes within 2 days.
  • Are you submitting the change by post? We will process it within 10 working days after receiving it.

If the information you provide is not complete, we will contact you.

After your change has been processed in the Business Register, you will receive official confirmation by letter, or digitally via your Message Box account. Are you submitting the change online? Then you will also receive confirmation by email.

We cannot provide information about the status of the processing between the time of receipt and processing.

Are you submitting a change for a future date? Then you will only see the change in the Business Register on that date. The Business Register always shows the current situation.