1. Costs – No Contractual or Advanced Fees

  • There are NO membership or subscription fees to access our online databases
  • You ONLY pay a pre-agreed price for reports purchased
  • We have thousands of Belgium company business credit reports available via our online databases.

2. Instant Belgium Reports

  • All reports are INSTANTLY available via our online databases
  • Alternatively, we can provide freshly investigated business reports which are emailed via delivery options below:
  1. Flash delivery: 3 Working day
  2. Express delivery : 5 working days
  3. Normal delivery : 7 working days

 

 

 

3. What’s included in the report?

  • Ownership & Management
  • Financial Details
  • Default Information
  • Credit Scoring & Rating
  • Automatically delivered in English with reports also available in French & German

4. Where is data sourced?

All information and data is sourced by our local experienced dedicated team which is updated on our databases constantly on a daily basis. We cover all 10 regions of Belgium.

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Belgium Business Credit Report Services

 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world.

Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence.

The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to:

  1. Assess local businesses trading activities.
  2. Update information immediately if there are any changes.
  3. Give accurate feedback based on the local economies.
  4. Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones.

 

Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Belgium

 Location of business credit reporting office in Belgium:

Brussels and Rotterdam

Number of business credit reporting staff:

10

How long been operating a business credit reporting service in Belgium

Over 100 years

How many registered companies are there in Belgium?

Over 500,000

How many company registries in Belgium for businesses? (i.e. UK just has 1 central registry)

1

 What are the most common type of companies in The Belgium? (i.e. in UK we have Private Limited / Public Limited / Sole Proprietors / Partnerships)

Private Limited companies

 

What type of business credit reports do you provide, i.e. Database / Investigated

Both

 

Delivery Times for Investigated business credit reports in Belgium

As requested

 

What additional information can be obtained in an investigated report compared to a database report?

Most common: Interviews, News items, Overall check of all the data and group structures

 

What information is compulsory to be filed in Belgium (i.e. Financials / Shareholders / Share Capital / Directors / Management)

Depends very much of legal form but all if applicable (proprietorship does not have capital so not applicable)

 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? (for example, bankruptcies, court judgments, insolvency details, negative payment history, etc)

Yes

 

 Are financials required to be filed in Belgium?

All Limited companies are obliged to file financials.

 

If yes, how often are financials required to be filed by Belgium?

Annually

 

Do you provide a monitoring service in Belgium?

Yes

 

If yes, what information can be monitored for each company?

Changes in management, address, capital and financials.

 

Do you provide Consumer / Private Person reports?

Only under very strict conditions. We don’t promote this product anymore so the answer is almost no.

 

Belgium Economy:

Currency: EURO

GDP Ranking: 24th

Population: ca 11 million

Belgium main industries include Metallurgy, steel, textiles, chemicals, glass, paper, and food processing are the dominant industries. Belgium is one of the world’s leading processors of cobalt, radium, copper, zinc, and lead. Refineries, located principally in the Antwerp area, process crude petroleum.

Main Trading Partners of  Belgium:

Export partners:  Germany 16.6%, France 14.9%, Netherlands 12%, UK 8.4%, Italy 4.9%, US 4.8%

Import Partners: Netherlands 17.3%, Germany 13.8%, France 9.5%, USA 7.1%, UK 4.9%, Ireland 4.2%

Do business credit reports contain negative information:

Yes, the reports include negative information

Do you provide consumer credit reports in Belgium?

Available Upon Request

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Belgium No Win No Fee

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Belgium debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Belgium debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of The Belgium debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Belgium debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service.

Belgium Tracing No Find No Fee Tracing Service

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Belgium tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace.

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Belgium business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports.

Belgium Company Registry

Company Registry Name:

Crossroads Bank for Enterprises (CBE)

Company Registry Address: ?

Date Belgium Company Registry Established:

1950’s

Website of Belgium Company Registry:

kbopub.economie.fgov.be

Language(s) of Belgium Company Registry:

Dutch, French, German, English

Number of Company Registries in Belgium:

1 (plus separate website for accounts)

Related Associations in Belgium:

  • Federal Public Service Justice – Enterprise Search
  • National Bank of Belgium – Central Balance Sheet Office
  • Financial Services and Markets Authority – Public companies register (STORI)

Can you search companies online for free in Belgium?

YES you can search companies for free in Belgium

What information can I view for free at Belgium Company Registry?

  • company registration number;
  • name;
  • status;
  • type (natural person or legal person);
  • start date;
  • address registered office of legal persons;
  • legal form;
  • contact data (telephone no. and fax no., email address and website);
  • economic activities;
  • certifications, licences or registrations that are of importance for third parties or whose publication is mandatory;
  • ex officio striking off of the entity for failure to submit their financial statements;
  • name and first name of the founders and/or persons who perform a legal function within the entity;
  • legal situation;
  • characteristics;
  • links between entities;
  • capital;
  • duration of the entity, if limited;
  • fiscal year-end and start and end date of the exceptional fiscal year, if any;
  • date of the General Meeting;
  • links to databases containing data not recorded in the CBE;
  • start date of this data.

Do you need to register / sign up at Belgium Company Registry?

NO you do not need to register at Belgium Company Registry

Number of Registered Companies in Belgium:

1,222,385 companies registered in Belgium

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Belgium?

Types of Companies in Belgium:

In Belgium you can register companies in Dutch, French or German

Dutch French English / German
private stichting fondation privée Private foundation
stichting van openbaar nut fondation d’utilité publique Public foundation
economisch samenwerkingsverband (ESV) groupement d’intérêt économique (GIE) Economic interest grouping (joint venture)
stille handelsvennootschap société interne contractual joint venture (No JV company is created)
tijdelijke handelsvennootschap société momentanée equity joint venture (JV company is created)
vereniging zonder winstoogmerk (VZW) association sans but lucratif (ASBL) German: Vereinigung ohne Gewinnerzielungsabsicht (VoG)
Nonprofit association
vereniging in deelneming société en participation (SEP) Equity partnership
feitelijke vereniging société de fait De facto partnership, partnership by estoppel
eenmanszaak entreprise individuelle Sole trader (UK), sole proprietorship (US)
vennootschap onder firma (VOF) société en nom collectif (SNC) General partnership
gewone commanditaire vennootschap (Comm. V.) société en commandite simple (SCS) Limited partnership
commanditaire vennootschap op aandelen (Comm. VA) société en commandite par actions (SCA) Publicly traded partnership
besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (BVBA) société privée à responsabilité limitée (SPRL) Private limited liability company
besloten vennootschap (BV) société responsabilité limitée (SRL) Private limited company
eenpersoons besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (EBVBA) société privée à responsabilité limitée unipersonnelle (SPRLU) single member limited company
Naamloze vennootschap (NV) societé anonyme (SA) Public limited company (UK)
coöperatieve vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid (CVBA) société coopérative à responsabilité limitée (SCRL) Limited liability cooperative
coöperatieve vennootschap met onbeperkte aansprakelijkheid (CVOA) société coopérative à responsabilité illimitée (SCRI) Unlimited liability cooperative

Belgium Company Documents Available: 

  • Current extract from Belgium Company Registry
  • Extended extract from Belgium Company Registry
  • Annual financial statements from Belgium Company Registry
  • Other documents from Belgium Company Registry

Belgium Financial Filing Requirements

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