Creating a company can now be done online and no longer necessarily by physically going to a notarial office, the Federation of Notaries (Fednot) said on Monday in a press release.
The Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne introduced at the end of March a bill amending the Code of companies and associations and the law of March 16, 1803 on the organization of notaries. This change took effect on August 1.
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The authentic instrument can therefore be signed electronically during a videoconference with the notary. This applies to all legal entities and it does not cost the entrepreneur anything extra.
In order to make life easier for entrepreneurs, Fednot has developed the www.startmybusiness.be platform where they can now set up their business online, by identifying themselves with their eID or via the itsme application. Around 32,000 companies are incorporated each year in Belgium.