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Open a Security Agency in Belgium

Updated on Tuesday 14th September 2021

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Open-a-Security-Agency-in-Belgium.jpgThe private security sector in Belgium is a developed one and private security officers are employed in a wide range of locations, institutions and public places. Customers have various and needs and companies in this business field strive to handle all of the requirements.
Investors who open a security agency in Belgium need to take into consideration the applicable laws for private and particular security, the licensing requirements as well as the general procedure for Belgian company formation.

Types of security services in Belgium

Most companies that operate in the private security sector in Belgium will offer an integrated security model, meaning that they will provide both the manpower, the security guards, and the technology, the security systems for their clients. Of course, both corporate and individual clients have the option to choose the services that suit their needs. The list below highlights possible services that can be offered by a security agency in Belgium:
  • Event security: specialized services for securing event locations and VIP protection when needed;
  • Technical security services: CCTV cameras, complete surveillance systems and electronic surveillance in general;
  • Security officer services: agents with adequate training and experience who can provide on-location security services;
  • Transport security: services that ensure the safe transport of valuable goods such as jewelry, money or art.
Our team can give you more details about licensing if you wish to open a Belgian company that activates in this business field. Our team can also help you if you need VAT registration services in Belgium.

How to start a security agency in Belgium

Investors who want to start a security services business should follow a few key steps, starting with choosing the type of business entity. The BV and the NV are two options in Belgium which need to be registered with the Trade Register. All legal entities are required to have a unique name and a bank account in the country.
You can contact our agents who specialize in company registration in Belgium for complete assistance during registration.

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Karel Mul is a Doctor of Laws and Master of Roman Notarial Law (Ghent University). He is an experienced corporate lawyer and an active member of numerous international organizations. He will help you establish your company in Belgium and assist you in all business related issues you may encounter.

Call us now at (+32) (0)3 2373426 to set up an appointment with our consultants in Antwerp , Belgium. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Belgium.

As our 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.

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A personalized approach, according to the needs of the client. They follow through every step of the company formation process and will also provide pre-incorporation advice, as needed. Their offer will also include post-incorporation services.

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