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Acknowledging parenthood of your child in the Netherlands

Are you having a child, and you and the birth mother are not married or in a civil partnership? You, as a father or the female partner of a birth mother, can become a legal parent if you officially acknowledge parenthood of that child. This can be done free of charge through your municipality.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:
Informatie:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Acknowledging child before or after birth

For more information about 'acknowledging child before or after birth', please visit the website of the municipality Ermelo. The website of the municipality Ermelo is in the Dutch language.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Ermelo

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Last updated on 23 December 2022