Existing clients

What Valipac does for you

Just like 7,000 other Belgian companies, your company is a client of Valipac. But do you know what we do for you exactly? And what your working day would look like if Valipac did not exist? For example, you would have to collect your packaging material from all your customers. And have them recycled via a waste collector. And have to insist on receiving your recycling certificates there. Often even having to travel the world to get them!

Fortunately, Valipac takes over these obligations from you! Being a Valipac client is the guarantee that your company is in compliance with the legislation for commercial and industrial packaging.

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The Extended Producer Responsiblity applies to your company in case :

  • you are producing and packaging goods to be marketed in Belgium (Type A),
  • you import packaged goods in order to market them in Belgium (Type B),
  • you import goods that you unpack within your business (Type C).

The Extended Producer Responsibility requires you to provide proof every year that 80% of this packaging is recycled. Often this is an impossible task to comply with on your own, especially in the first two of the above-mentioned cases.

Our contribution: we relieve you of these obligations

Thanks to its unique position in the market, Valipac collects data on the quantities of packaging brought into the market by its clients and as well as on the tonnages that are collected and recycled by the affiliated waste collectors.

We compile and process these data and provide the Belgian authorities with an annual report showing that Valipac’s clients collectively meet their legal obligations with regard to industrial packaging.


What does Valipac do?


Valipac offers a collective response to Extended Producer Responsibility as follows :

  • we compile the statistics on the quantities of industrial packaging waste brought to the market by our clients
  • we collect the figures sent in by waste collection services on the quantities of packaging waste collected and recycled by them
  • we compile these figures in order to calculate the overall recycling rate for all our clients together
  • we report the aggregated data to the Interregional Packaging Commission (IVCIE).

Your declaration in a nutshell

All you have to do is to submit your annual declaration

To delegate your obligations to Valipac, all you have to do is send us a declaration once a year of the packaging for which you are responsible. This declaration needs to be submitted by 28 February, using one of the following channels :


myDeclaration is the platform where you can make your declaration directly online.

  • Already registered? Then log on to your client account using the username/password that you chose when you registered.
  • Not yet registered? Call us on +32 (0)2 456 83 10 or email us at administration@valipac.be to activate your access and choose your password.

For further information, please feel free to consult our Declaration Guide on line to find practical answers to help you fill in your declaration. Do you prefer to download it instead? You can do so here.

Paper-based declaration

If you prefer the traditional method of filling in a form, note that the declaration forms are sent to our clients at the beginning of January. You can also download them here.

Single-use packaging

Reusable packaging

The simplified declaration

Feel free to consult our Declaration Guide for answers to any questions you have on filling in your declaration.

Group declaration

Companies that legally belong to the same group can submit one single declaration. This must be reported to Valipac on the “Group Declaration” form. The main member who makes the declaration annually reports the names and the company numbers of all its group members, as well as the percentage of packaging responsibility that all these companies represent in the declaration.

Group declaration 2021

The simplified declaration

Companies from whose annual declaration does not exceed over 10 tonnes of single-use industrial packaging have the possibility to introduce a simplified declaration.

The first declaration determines whether you are eligible for this administrative simplification. You prepare a detailed declaration for your first membership year. This declaration will be used as a basis for calculating the returns for the next 4 years. During this period, you only need to report your turnover annually before 28 February via myDeclaration.

Your declaration and your contribution will be calculated by Valiapc according to the evolution of your turnover. In year 5, you will again submit a detailed declaration.



This tool is reserved for businesses that are clients of both Fost Plus (household packaging) and Valipac (industrial packaging).

If you choose this declaration system, note that the only possible way to make detailed declarations is via product sheets, even for your industrial packaging.

  • Already registered? Log on to your client account with the username/password you chose while registering or with your ID card.
  • Not yet registered? Call us on +32 (0)2 456 83 10 or email us at administration@valipac.be to activate your access and choose your password.

Do you need information to complete your declaration?

Valipac provides a guide with all useful information. Click on the picture below to read it online.

Do you prefer to download it instead? You can do so here.

Your invoice: how much do our services cost?

The amount invoiced to you by Valipac depends on the tonnage and/or type of packaging for which you are responsible. Our business model guarantees unchanged fees that are unaffected by fluctuations in materials markets.

The minimum amount of the financing contribution is set at €50.

Tariff (€/tonne) 2021 2022 2023
Recyclable packaging excl. plastic 14,50 17,00 17,00
Recyclable plastic packaging 39,50 53,00 53,00
Recyclable plastic packaging building sector* 49,50 53,00 53,00
Non-recyclable packaging 53,00 80,00 106,00
Reusable packaging 0 0 0

* This specific tariff is used to finance Clean Site System, a selective collection system for plastic films on construction sites. To find out more about this subject, visit our website www.cleansitesystem.be

Packaging material 2022 tariff per tonne Tonnes Cost €
Recyclable cardboard € 17,00
Recyclable metal € 17,00
Recyclable wood € 17,00
Recyclable glass € 17,00
Recyclable natural fibres € 17,00
Recyclable plastic € 53,00
Other recyclable materials € 17,00
Non-recyclable materials
(including non-recyclable plastic)
€ 80,00
Total (yearly) :  

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Frequently asked questions

Legislation on industrial packaging lies within our competence areas. We are in daily contact with businesses that have specific questions regarding their situation.

Some questions often recur. We have listed them in an FAQ section to simplify matters for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Valipac training sessions

The January webinar sessions ‘Training on the declaration’ (French or Dutch) have ended. Currently, no new sessions are being planned.

Are you in need of any additional information? Don’t hesitate to contact our staff by mail at administration@valipac.be or consult our declaration guide for industrial packaging.



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    Contact our advisors

    In need of help or advice? Our advisors are available Monday to Friday on +32 (0)2 456 83 10.

    You can also send your question to us by filling in the contact form.

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    Documentation centre

    Our Declaration Guide is available for you to download from our documentation centre. It contains all the detailed information you need to fill in your declaration.

    See the declaration guide