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Open Business for Sale of Motor Vehicles in the Netherlands

Open Business for Sale of Motor Vehicles in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the most prolific economies in Europe and the European Union. Also, contrary to other European countries, the Netherlands has a population made up of young people which is why the most developed industries here are related to innovation. One of the Dutch economic sectors which have benefitted from advanced innovation techniques is the automotive industry.

Foreign investors who want to open a business in the automotive industry can set up various types of companies, one of the most prolific being the sale of all types of motor vehicles. Below, our Dutch company formation agents explain how to open a business for the sale of motor vehicles in this country.

Registering a motor vehicle sale business in the Netherlands

Both local and foreign investor benefit from the same conditions for opening motor vehicle sale companies in the Netherlands, however it should be noted that this type of activity is best suited for larger companies.

In order to open automotive dealership in the Netherlands, an investor must first have an accurate business plan and the share capital for acquiring the vehicles to be sold. Once these are secured, the Dutch company formation process will be the same as for any other type of business.

Our company registration consultants in the Netherlands can help with the incorporation of the business.

Types of motor vehicle sale companies in the Netherlands

One of the greatest advantages of opening a business for the sale of motor vehicles is the variety of vehicles the Dutch company can sell. Among these are:

  • – auto vehicles;
  • – trucks;
  • – motorbikes.

Investors can set up car dealerships by signing agreements with some of the largest manufactures in the world and act like their representatives on the Dutch market. However, second-hand car dealerships are also quite popular in the Netherlands.

All motor vehicles entering the country must be accompanied by certificates of conformity. Also, all sales of motor vehicles must be completed by signing a sale-purchase agreement.

For full information on how to open a business for the sale of motor vehicles in the Netherlands, please contact us. You can also rely on us for guidance in registering the company with the Dutch authorities.