Would you like to set up your own company or become self-employed?

Complete all the necessary administrative formalities in 45 minutes at the BECI - Brussels Chamber of Commerce Enterprise Desk!

Why call into BECI?

  • You will be greeted by a skilled advisor, with or without an appointment.
  • Your company will be set up in just 45 minutes.
  • Experienced advisors will assist you with setting up your company and will be able to answer any questions you may have.
  • You will receive advice on sourcing finance.
  • You will be able to complete all formalities relating to your company and business in the one place.

What formalities can we complete for you?

At the Enterprise Desk, you will be able to:

  • Obtain your enterprise number, required in order to start your business;
  • Register for VAT;
  • Register with the Caisse d’Assurances Sociales (Social Security Fund) as an individual, business owner, managing director, director;
  • Register with the Caisse d’Assurances Sociales (Social Security Fund) as a company;
  • Obtain your professional card;
  • Register with a health insurance provider;
  • Register with the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC)
  • Obtain your itinerant and market trading permit.

At the BECI Brussels Chamber of Commerce Enterprise Desk, you can complete all necessary administrative formalities relating to your company and business.

Complete formalities in person

You are welcome to drop in, without appointment, during the times in the table below:

Waiting times are short.

Opening times      
Monday 8.30 am 12 noon open      
Tuesday 8.30 am 12 noon open 1.30 pm 4.30 pm open
Wednesday 8.30 am 12 noon open      
Thursday 8.30 am 12 noon open  1.30 pm  4.30 pm  open
Friday 8.30 am 12 noon open      

To make an appointment, contact Corine Clément or Mélodie Mertens, desk@beci.be.

Complete formalities without calling in person

You may also complete formalities without calling in person. Just follow the steps below:

  • Click the name of the document you need.
  • Print it.
  • Fill it in and sign it.
  • Enclose a copy of your proof of identity (ID card or passport).
  • Enclose the necessary documents.
  • Add your professional bank account number.
  • Send everything to desk@beci.be or by fax to +32 2 640 93 28
Individual Company
Registration Registration
Modification Modification
Removal Removal

You should also enclose:

  • If registering: a copy of your diploma, if you have never been self-employed;
  • If registering within a regulated sector, a copy of your access to the profession;
  • In the case of a company (registration, modification or removal), a copy of the published articles of association of your company.