Characteristics of the electronic invoice in the Netherlands

The electronic invoice in the Netherlands is based on various European norms. Its use is mandatory for public administrations and voluntary for B2B transactions. EDICOM is an authorized PEPPOL Access Point Provider for e-Invoicing services in the Netherlands, approved by the Dutch Peppol Authority, Nederlandse Peppolautoriteit (NPA).

Tax Authority

Tax Authority

Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties (BZK)

Obligation

Obligation

All public administrations and contracting authorities must be able to receive electronic invoices. New suppliers must also be able to issue invoices. Private companies can use electronic invoices as long as their clients agree, and the invoice meets the legal requirements.

System

System

Electronic invoices sent to the public sector can be sent following the PEPPOL model. Government institutions also use a PEPPOL connected platform called DIGIPOORT for the reception of electronic invoices.

Format

Format

SI-UBL 2.0 – PEPPOL BIS 3.0

Digital Signature

Digital Signature

Not mandatory.

Archiving

Archiving

7 years.

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Common questions

Contracting authorities are private institutions with a relationship with the government and must also comply with the European Directive. These companies are singled out in the law. 

Digipoort is the government’s platform for the Exchange of electronic invoices with central public administrations in the Netherlands.

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