You want to register your company (*) or you want to register as self-employed and you're planning to go to the business counter (Point of single contact).
1. You can go to any counter on the Belgian territory: the one closest to your home, nearest to your place of work or even closest to your vacation spot. Click here for a list of addresses.
2. Feel free to call our counselor by telephone to ask for an advice or to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you, it will save you queuing. However, you are also welcome at any time, without appointment.
3. The counselor will ask to see or have copies of some documents. so plan to take with you :
your individual accounts for the past 3 years if you had an employee status
4. Enrollment in the KBO/BCE costs € 82.50 (price set by Royal Decree) for the registration of a company and one establishment unit (**), included the checking of your entrepreneurial skills. If you enter a second, third, ... unit, the counter will claim you € 82.50 for each additional entry.
Payment can be done locally via Bancontact. All our counters are equipped for this purpose. You can also pay by bank transfer later.
The website of the FPS Economy (federal ministry) contains detailed information on the "Conditions governing access to the profession"
(*) Although some companies are already included in the BCE/KBO and have received an enterprise number from the commercial court registrar, they are also required to register at a business counter, or one-stop shop for businesses, as a commercial or craft company.
(**) Establishment Unit : every place with an address where, or from where, the company or the self-employed acts, even if there is no human presence.