Copies of the official filed Belgium documents can be obtained for you, from the Register of Legal Entities.
This includes copies of:
A Belgian company search report includes details of the company, confirms its existence and lists company information.
The company search report information comes from the National Bank of Belgium in Dutch, however, we can provide a translated copy of these official company extracts.
A company search report includes:
The Belgian company search report is delivered by email in 2 - 3 days
We can supply a copy of the official company file containing official extracts of the company file held at the National Bank of Belgium which includes:
Establishing the existence of a Belgian company and obtaining copies of official company documents held at the company registry may be required for:
In Belgium, corporations are registered by the Commercial Court and further details are then filed with the crossroad bank for enterprises (KBO) - Unfortunately, they don't issue Certificates of Good Standing.
The KBO can issue a extract with all company details in Dutch or French (dependent on where the company is based), which shows that the company is active and the kind of activities it participates in (NACE codes). Although it can be seen to serve a similar purpose, this is not really a Certificate of Good Standing comparable with other jurisdictions.
We can obtain a Certificate of Registration / Certificat D'Inscription which is issued by the Commercial Court of Brussels. This certificate is produced once ordered, signed and stamped by the Tribunal de Commerce de Bruxelles.
This official certificate confirms:
We can provide an Apostilled Certificate of Registration/ Certificat D'Inscription for a Belgium company. This document is legalised and Apostilled at the Federale Ooverheidsdienst Buitenlandse Zaken.
The articles of incorporation comprise of the following information:
A company registered in Belgium must maintain a full set of accounting records. Every business operating in Belgium must file a summary of its financial accounts on an annual basis with the Belgian National Bank.
Financial statements must be prepared by all companies incorporated in Belgium - these accounts must be prepared and signed by the board of directors annually, presented at the shareholders meeting for approval and then filed with the Banque Nationale de Belgique. The financial statements must be filed no later than seven months after the end of the financial year.
The Belgian Companies Code allows companies deemed to be 'small' to produce simplified accounting records, and submit simplified annual financial statement and do not require an audit.
Accounting documents can be prepared in French, Dutch or German and expressed in Euros.
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