This section gives you an overview by theme of the various procedures that may apply to you, both national and European. There is always a direct link to the application process that you need at that time, and you will always find the necessary forms attached.


In the section "guidelines and other information" you will find more background information and support for each of the procedures mentioned.


For some subjects, there are shared responsibilities with other government departments. Often, they also have their own helpdesk for specific questions about this. For instance, regarding the REACH legislation and its application on eg. the preparation of safety data sheets, you can contact the Belgian REACH helpdesk (in Dutch or Frenchof the FPS Economy. If you have complex questions about your obligations under REACH, CLP, PIC or BPR, you can in the second place always consult the helpdesk of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).