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    Any registered entity (hereinafter referred to as entity) is required to register with the CBE , update its data  and, if necessary, delete its registration.

    Below you will find a general overview of the services to which you can turn in order to delete your entity's basic identification data within the CBE:

    • Belgian companies with legal personality (public limited companies, limited liability companies, …): with the registry of the competent company court;
    • non-profit associations, international non-profit associations and foundations: with the registry of the competent company court;
    • foreign companies having branches in Belgium: with the registry of the company court;
    • natural persons who carry out a professional activity on a self-employed basis and who have an establishment unit in Belgium: with a recognised one-stop shop;
    • organisations without legal personality which pursue a distribution purpose (or effectively distribute to their members or to persons who have a decisive influence on the organisation's policy): with a recognised one-stop shop;
    • organisations without legal personality which do not pursue a distribution purpose (and do not effectively distribute to their members or to persons who have a decisive influence on the organisation's policy): with the VAT administrative department (if subject to VAT) or the NSSO (if subject to social security as an employer);
    • educational establishments (PDF, 247.87 KB) : with the NSSO (if staff are employed there) or the CBE’s Management Department. To know the different possible scenarios, consult the summary table (PDF, 225.19 KB);
    • federal administrative civil services: with the FPS BOSA (Strategy and Support).

    ! Do not forget to stop any capacities and establishment units registered with the competent office.

    Where do I stop my entity’s capacity(ies)?

    • capacity of company subject to registration: with a recognised one-stop shop;
    • NSSO capacities: with the National Social Security Office;
    • VAT capacity: with the VAT administrative department;
    • capacity of ESD service provider: with a recognised one-stop shop; 
    • other capacities: use our My Enterprise application, which will tell you which office to contact. In case you can’t use My Enterprise, please contact our CBE Helpdesk.

    My Enterprise

    Where do I stop my establishment unit(s)?

    • establishment units of Belgian companies, foundations, international non-profit associations, foreign companies, natural persons who carry out a professional activity independently: with a recognised one-stop shop;
    • establishment units of non-profit associations: via My Enterprise or the NSSO (the NSSO deletes the registration of the establishment unit if staff are employed there);
    • establishment units of organisations without legal personality which pursue a distribution purpose (or distribute effectively): with a recognised one-stop shop;
    • establishment units with only NSSO capacity: with the NSSO (if staff are employed there);
    • establishment units of educational establishments: with the NSSO (if staff are employed there). If your entity does not have a capacity of NSSO or DIBISS (department for special social security systems) employer, you must submit a form (DOC, 212 KB) requesting the deletion of one or more educational establishment units to the CBE's Management Department;
    • establishment units of administrative civil services: with the FPS BOSA (Strategy and Support);
    • establishment units of other entities: use our My Enterprise application, which will tell you which office to contact. In case you can’t use My Enterprise, please contact our CBE Helpdesk.
    Last update
    4 July 2019