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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 Meerssen.
Informatie:

In the municipality of Meerssen, Applying for a copy of a birth certificate falls under Registering a birth.

Go to Registering a birth in the Netherlands

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Meerssen

Last updated on 26 September 2022