Frequently asked questions

What's your question?

Do you have a question about starting a business, financial matters, permits or another important topic? We've listed the most important questions for you.


I'm starting a business. What official arrangements are required?

Various organizations provide help to starters. Check out the municipality’s website.

I'm a starter. Where can I find a relevant network, coaching and training?

The Business Coach Breda is ready for you! With coaching, training, and networking for start-ups. Contact us: call 076- 529 8080 or via e-mail:

I want to start a business at home. What do I need to know about zoning plans?

A zoning plan determines how spaces are used in the municipality. It determines what you can build or renovate in a certain area and how the land and buildings can be used. Check out the municipality’s website.

Am I eligible for self-employment assistance?

If you live in Breda, are an entrepreneur or self-employed person and temporarily need extra money to run your business or support your family, then perhaps the municipality can provide aid or credit. At SOLO (Sociaal Ondernemersloket Online) you can investigate whether you are eligible for this, and request assistance or credit. View the municipality’s website or contact us via or telephone 14 076. Are you calling from abroad? Dial +31 76 529 30 01.

How do I join a start-up support program for innovation starters?

Braventure is the provincial start-up support programme in West-Brabant, including Breda. A programme for innovative starters with growth ambitions, Rewin administers Braventure in West Brabant. See

B'WISE offers a number of development programmes (B'ACCELERATED), access to finance (B'FUNDED) and a large network (B'CONNECTED) to start-ups with strong growth ambitions. B'WISE is also connected to Braventure: see Home - B'WISE - THE TURBO FOR YOUR START-UP.

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