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Exemption from the licence requirement


Published: 01 August 2018

Anyone wishing to provide trust services in the Netherlands in a professional capacity or on a commercial basis must be licensed by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) or must be exempt from the licence requirement. Certain activities may be exempt from the licence requirement.

Examples include the services of lawyers and providers of professional or commercial debt collection services. The various categories of exempt trust offices are set out in the Regulation on the Supervision of Trust Offices 2018.

Information on applying for a licence as a trust office

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