Prerequisite for the establishment and acceptance of a NDC HQ by NATO and the Force Contributing Nations is multinationality.
Approximately 100 slots in the Peacetime Establishment (PE), which forms the nucleus of the Crisis Establishment (CE), are offered to other NATO Allies.
Furthermore, the HQ is open for permanent liaison teams from all NATO nations and HQs. Together with the augmentation from Contributing Nations (CN) the total of up to 50% of the slots in the CE of a deployed NDC HQ will be multinational. English is the working language of the HQ.