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Do you want to increase your opportunities in a new or exisiting foreign market? Do you want to expand your network and make contact with new foreign customers for your products or services? Do you intend to begin exporting or expand the turnover of your exports? Then you may be eligible for 1 of the SIB vouchers.


Export allows you to effectively spread your risks. Buy how do you start? What are your company’s strengths? Which markets offer opportunities and how can you successfully seize them?

5 different SIB vouchers can help you with your plans to take your business abroad:


The budget for the SIB Coaching voucher is 1,250,000 euros until 1 october 2021. Each quarter, a part of the budget will be made available:

  • 1 January 2021 until and including 31 March 2021: 416,667 euros. The budget for this quarter has run out.
  • 1 April 2021 until and including 30 June 2021: 416,667 euros. The budget for this quarter has run out. You can apply for this voucher from 1 July 15:00 CEST.
  • 1 July 2021 until and including 30 September 2021: 416,666 euros

For the other SIB-vouchers, Brexit voucher and the Kickstart voucher, there is a joint budget of 1,600,000 euros for 2021.

Get inspired

Other entrepreneurs have already used the SIB vouchers successfully. For example, read about the company conquering the world with local herbs and expanding into new markets.

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Legislation and regulations

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency implements the International Enterprise Vouchers decree and policies. We work together with consultants from private organisations. For legislation and regulations, see: