How to apply?

The VOGrp application (Dutch) must be submitted by a representative of the legal entity to the Central Agency for Certificates of Good Conduct (Centraal Orgaan Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, COVOG). COVOG is part of Justis (Ministry of Security and Justice). They will issue the VOGrp within 8 weeks.

Self-employed professionals

The VOGrp certificate is not meant for self-employed professionals. Instead, they should apply for a certificate of good conduct for individuals to their local municipality.

Online application procedure via Message Box

If you require a Certificate of Good Conduct for a procedure that is subject to the Services Act, you can apply for this document to Justis also via Message Box. Message Box is a secure email system that enables you as an entrepreneur to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.


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