Enterprise counter Acerta

You apply for student self-employed status at an enterprise counter. They will arrange your company number, VAT number and affiliation to a social insurance fund. To help you as much as possible, we cooperate with Acerta.


Register as a student self-employed here.


The registration process in 4 steps


STEP 1: Fill in your personal details

STEP 2: Enter the start date of your company

STEP 3: Enter your other professional activities. Indicate 'I am a student'.

STEP 4: Enter your VAT scheme preferences. Indicate here whether you want an exemption.


Ready? You will receive your company number within 2 working days. 


We've got your back! We pay the cost of a business number

Save €101. Be quick as we are giving away these cost to the first 100 registrations. Read more about this fee here.


Register as self-employed here


Apply for your own VAT number: With the FPS Finances, submit a free online application for VAT identification (form 604A). Click here to go to this form. Then make sure you turn off the option 'request VAT number' while applying for your company number.


Student self-employed responsibilities

Please note that as a self-employed person, you will face a number of responsibilities. For example, VAT returns, personal income tax and social security contributions. Read more about these responsibilities here.