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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 Nijmegen.

Uittreksel burgerlijke stand ( 'Extract of Civil Registry')

In Nijmegen, you can request a copy of your birth certificate via a copy/extract from the burgerlijke stand ('Civil Registry'). You can request the copy/extract online or by appointment

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Nijmegen

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Last updated on 26 September 2022