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Start a Jewelry Business in the Netherlands

Start a Jewelry Business in the Netherlands

Even if the Netherlands is known for the large number of companies operating in the IT industry and agriculture, however there are also other sectors which can be successfully explored. Those interested in specific niches can try the Dutch jewelry industry which has grown considerably in the last several years at a global level. Gold and silver are the most demanded precious metals which are bought in Dutch jewelry shops, however starting with 2015 several startups in this sector have begun trading rare gemstones which has proven quite successful.

If you are interested in starting a jewelry company, our Dutch company formation consultants can explain the requirements to do so.

What to keep mind when setting up a jewelry shop in the Netherlands

The first thing to keep in mind is that one needs to start with the company registration process of a jewelry business. The location which offer a good visibility and attract buyers is also important, as is the amount of money set aside for buying the ready-made jewels or the raw matter to create the jewels.  Apart from these, the business setup costs for opening as Dutch company are quite low compared to other European jurisdictions.

Our company registration consultants in the Netherlands can assist with the company incorporation procedures when creating a jewelry business.

Licenses for jewelry companies in the Netherlands

Once the company is registered, there are several licenses which must be obtained before starting operating as jewelry shop. The import license is one of the most important permit for this type of activity, as most precious metals are imported into the Netherlands. Then, a market license will be required in order to be able to sell jewels in a shop.

Small businesses can retail jewelry items via websites and these will need to obtain a special license, but also comply with several regulations which refer to the protection of customers. Online jewelry shops in the Netherlands should also consider setting up merchant accounts which will ease the purchase of their products.

If you are interested in starting a jewelry company and need assistance, please feel free to contact our company registration consultants in the Netherlands.