Do you want a copy of your birth certificate (geboorteakte)? You will need it, for example, if an organisation asks for it. You can request an official copy (afschrift), extract (uittreksel) or a multilingual international extract (meertalig internationaal uittreksel).
You will need a copy of your birth certificate if, for example:
- an organisation requests your birth certificate. This may be your municipality.
- you are adopted and want to know who your biological parents are. Those details are usually recorded on a birth certificate.
You won't receive your original birth certificate that the municpality has on file. You can choose from an an official copy, extract or a multilingual international extract.
Official copy of birth certificate
This is a copy of the birth certificate record held by the municipality. The municipality puts a stamp on it. The official copy has the same information as your original birth certificate.
Extract of a birth certificate
The extract of the birth certificate contains the following information:
- your surname;
- your first name(s);
- your place of birth;
- your date of birth.
Details regarding your parents are not included in the extract.
Multilingual international extract of birth certificate
The multilingual international extract is an up-to-date summary of your birth certificate for international use. It provides an explanatory statement in:
You request a copy of your birth certificate in the municipality where you were born.
Were you born outside the Netherlands? Do you want to request a copy of your birth certificate? If so, contact the Registrar of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships in the country in which you were born. Is your birth certificate registered with the municipality of Den Haag (The Hague)? If so, you can apply for a copy there.
This is how it works in your (future) place of residence
Request an extract or copy of the civil status
An extract or copy of the civil status is written proof of, for example, a birth or marriage. You can request this from the municipality where the event took place.
Municipalities record important events in a person's life in the registry office. For example a birth, marriage or death. You can request a copy or extract of this. That is written proof of this data.
You can request a copy or extract of a:
- birth certificate
- death certificate
- marriage certificate
- divorce certificate
- certificate of partnership registration
- certificate of termination of partnership
Do you need an extract for abroad? Then request an international extract.
Do you need a copy for abroad? In that case, you can also request a multilingual model form in addition to the copy.
You can request your extract or statement online! Use the URL.
Would you rather visit us in person? The municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee works by appointment.
Make an appointment
How to request an extract or copy from the registry office:
You go to the municipality where the event took place. Would you like to request a divorce deed or deed of termination of partnership? Then you do this at the municipality where you were married or where you entered into the partnership. Log in with your DigiD at the municipality to request the extract or statement online. You pay for the extract or statement online.
You pay € 14.30 to request an extract or copy from the registry office. A multilingual extract or model form costs € 14.30.
The municipality will send you the extract or copy within 3 working days. Do you live abroad? Please note that postal delivery may take longer.
Do you need the extract or copy sooner? Then visit the municipality. You will receive it immediately.
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