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Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel)

Identification number in the register: 64945441527-14
Registration date: 15/04/2009 17:35:36

The information on this entity was last modified on: 04/05/2015 12:56:47
The date of the last annual update was: 30/04/2015 13:21:36
Next update due latest on: 30/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel)


Zelfstandig Bestuursorgaan

    Section of registration

VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.

Other public or mixed entities, created by law whose purpose is to act in the public interest

    Contact details

Kroonstraat, 50
Utrecht 3511 RC

(+31) 885851965

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Claudia Zuiderwijk


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Remco de Bruijn

Sr. Advisor EU Public Affairs / EU coordinator

    Goals / remit

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce - Source for Entrepreneurship

The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce is a modern public service provider dedicated to support entrepreneurs on all aspects of running a business. The Chamber of Commerce manages the national business register and offers reliable information on every company, enhancing legal certainty in doing business. Based on the knowledge, data and networks of the Chamber of Commerce, entrepreneurs are provided with independent information and support to start-up, grow, innovate and internationalize. The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce has 19 offices across the country and approximately 1500 employees.

Main tasks:
• Managing the business register
• Providing information, advice and support to business (e.g. business start-up, finance, internationalisation, innovation)
• Manager & developer of (digital) business plazas
• Promotion of regional economic development

Main facts and figures 2014:
• A business register with 2,5 million registered companies
• 25 million website visits per year on our website
• 1 million questions answered per year via web, chat, telephone, email and offices
• A business panel of 7.000 entrepreneurs (response rate > 50%)
• Chamber online community "Hallo": 100.000 members
• 500.000 issued export documents

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

- Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship and SMEs
- Digital Agenda
- Justice
- Research and Innovation
- Better Regulation
- Customs
- Regional Policy



Committee on Interconnection of Central, Commercial and Companies' Registers

Company Law Expert Group - Business Registers (CLEG-BR)




    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 1   25%: 6



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Remco DE BRUIJN 06/05/2015 04/05/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation


The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce manages the Dutch business register with 2,5 million registered companies.


The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce is member of Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce) and ICC (International Chamber of Commerce).

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

100,000 € - 199,999 €

282,000,000 €

282,000,000 €


1,000,000 €


143,000,000 €

2,000,000 €

136,000,000 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.