Netherlands Worldwide

Applying for a copy of a birth certificate in the Netherlands

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).

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Heerlen.

Municipality of Heerlen: Applying for a copy of a birth certificate

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heerlen

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Last updated on 26 September 2022