What is Labor Registration?

Labor registration is the execution of the following three administrative services:
  • Business Registration;
  • Personnel Registration;
  • Workbook.
It is required by law that all companies established on the island, register their business and employees. The business receives a Proof of Labor registration, after the business and employees have been registered at the Department of Labor Affairs. The registration of the company should be updated on a yearly basis.

Who qualifies for these services?

Business registration: the Director, Owner or President of that business or an authorized person of the company to execute this task.
Personnel registration: the employer or an authorized person of the company to execute this task.
Workbook: the employee

Which documents should be submitted?

For Business Registration
  • Statute of Business
  • Valid Business License 
  • Valid Director’s License 
  • Valid Chamber of Commerce registration excerpt 
  • Copy of passport or I.D.-card of Director/ Owner/ President   
  • Proof of registration at the Census Office no older than 6 months (Director/ Owner/ President)
  • Proof of registration at the Tax Office (Crib number)
  • Proof of SVB number and date of registration
  • Copy of valid Residence Permit
  • Copy of the previous Proof of Labor Registration (for renewal)
  • Power of attorney for authorized representatives; with a copy of passport or ID card
  • Completed Employee Registration Form
  • Copy of Valid Passport or ID of Employees
  • Proof of payment from the Receivers Office of: 
    •  ANG 250,--    for 0 to 50 employees
    •  ANG 750,--    for 51 to 200 employees
    •  ANG 1000,--  for 201 and more employees.

For Personnel Registration
  • All of the documents noted above at Business Registration     
Employment Registration Form​ ​Labor Market Brochure
​Information sheet workbook Minimumwage sheet​​​
 
For Workbook Requests
  • Proof of registration at the Census Office (no older than 6 months)
  • Copy of Passport / Marriage Book / Certificate
  • A letter from an employer stating:
    • Job Title/Function
    • Date of employment
    • Salary/Wages of employee
  • Two recent passport pictures
  • A valid residence/work permit document (for Non-Dutch Nationals)
  • Proof of payment of NAfls. 60,00 at the Receivers Office (for Non-Dutch Nationals)
  • Proof of payment of NAfls. 12,50 at the Receivers Office (Dutch Nationals)
Annex:
Private Households