Registering the company of a legal entity

How to register the company of a legal entity that is not yet registered as a business with commercial activities, such as a 'stichting' (foundation) or 'vereniging' (association).

1. Download the form

Form 8: ‘Registration: Company of a legal entity

2. Sign the form and send it to KVK

  • The form states who is authorised to sign the form and which supporting documents you may need to enclose.
  • Send the form, with a copy of a valid ID belonging to the signatory to one of KVK’s postal addresses.
  • You do not need to schedule an appointment at KVK.


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.