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Good news! The obligation to prove professional skills in order to set up your own business in five activity areas has been abolished, as well as the requirement to obtain an authorisation to operate itinerant and fairground activities. Find out whether or not this concerns you.

Specific authorisations

Which elements need to be verified before you start a commercial activity or a business in the Brussels Capital Region? Do you need to possess certain knowledge or professional skills? Which authorisations do you need as a natural or legal person? This is an overview of the steps you might need to undertake, both in general and more specifically for your sector or situation.

Obtaining the necessary authorisations

Some activities require specific permits before they can begin. Find out about the permits required for your area.

You are not a European citizen and you wish to pursue a self-employed occupation?

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