Dictionary of Dutchness


KvK stands for Kamer van Koophandel or chamber of commerce, a nationwide organisation with 21 regional offices. The KvK’s main task is to run the official trade register which currently includes some 1.4 million companies, associations and foundations. All companies must be listed. For a fee, interested parties can check the register to find out if the company or organisation they are doing business with is legitimate.

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