Belgium Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Belgium


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Belgium through our affiliated Belgian lawyers and Law Firms in Brussels and other major cities in Belgium. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Belgian Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Belgian Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Belgium

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Belgium in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Belgian Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Belgium

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Belgian companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Belgium

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Belgian market.

Due Diligence in Belgium

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Belgian business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Belgium).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Belgium

Advice on any Belgian tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

Articles on Law in Belgium

Types of Belgian Companies

Belgium admits various forms of business on its territory, and is well-known in Europe for the reduced period of time for the incorporation of a fully functional company. Although entrepreneurs may choose from a variety of legal structures, the most common forms are the public and private limited co ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Belgium

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Belgian BVBA/SPRL (Private Limited Liability Company)? In order to incorporate a Belgian NV/SA or Limited Liability Company, the law requires a minimum capital of 18.550 EUR. However only 6,200 EUR must be paid up before commencing the r ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Belgium

Opening a branch or a subsidiary in Belgium is one of the first options for foreign companies wishing to invest in this country. However, a Belgian branch is not regarded as a separate entity from the foreign parent company whereas the subsidiary is considered a separate Belgian company. The br ...

Shelf Company in Belgium

There are various alternatives for those who wish to invest in Belgium, out of which acquiring a Belgian shelf or readymade company, may be the quickest. A Belgium "off the shelf" company is an already established business entity which is usually dormant or inactive. This type of company s ...

Paying Taxes in Belgium

1. What is the corporate tax in Belgium? The corporate income tax rate on the total income of resident companies in Belgium is 33, 99% and it includes a 3% called 'crisis surcharge', which was introduced by the Belgian government in 1993, as a crisis complementary tax contributing to soci ...

Company Liquidation in Belgium

 BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Belgium. Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, filing a status report with the Court, closing the company's bank ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Belgium

A non profit organization in Belgium is a legal entity that doesn’t require a minimum share capital at registration and its goals are to obtain non material benefits for its members. The profit obtained by the organization cannot be distributed among the members, but can be used for its non ma ...

Nominee Director in Belgium

For the incorporation of a Belgian company (Private Limited Company-BeslotenVennootschap met BeperkteAansprakelijkheid or Public Limited Company- NaamlozeVennootschap/SociétéAnonyme) is necessary to appoint company’s representatives who will appear in the document containing its ...

Meet us in Brussels

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Brussels, Belgium. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Belgium.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Belgium.