Registering an authorised representative for a bv or nv in formation (owner)

How to register an official authorised to act on behalf of a bv or nv in formation (in oprichting, i.o.), or an authorised representative.

1. Download the form

Form 12: Registration of other officials'
Form 13: ‘Registration authorised representative '

2. Complete the form

Complete the form. The form states who is authorised to sign the form.

3. Go to a KVK office to complete your registration

  • Officials or authorised representatives must visit KVK in person to register. Bring the completed and signed form and a valid ID. The form states which supporting documents you may need to bring. If the official or authorised representative is a legal entity, you can send the form and additional supporting documents to KVK by post and do not need to visit in person.
  • Important: if the official or authorised representative is a foreign company or legal entity, you must bring proof of its registration in the Business Register of no more than 1 month old.
  • You must make an appointment to visit KVK. During your visit, a KVK employee will check your ID and determine whether you meet the registration requirements.

More information on making an appointment online to complete the registration process

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.