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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:

In the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, Acknowledging parenthood of your child falls under Registering a birth.

Go to Registering a birth in the Netherlands

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul

Last updated on 23 December 2022