How can I activate my MijnOverheid account?

Before you can use MijnOverheid and Message Box, you must activate your account. You select your personal preferences when you do so.

What do I need to activate my account?

You must have a DigiD to use MijnOverheid. Don’t have a DigiD?

Find out how to apply for DigiD from abroad 

Find out how to activate your DigiD from abroad

Activating MijnOverheid

If you have an activated DigiD and are using MijnOverheid for the first time, log in with your DigiD and follow the instructions. You will have to enter your email address and set your personal preferences to activate your account.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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