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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 Oisterwijk.

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

The birth certificate in the municipality where it was made. So in Oisterwijk you only get certificates of events that were in Oisterwijk. For example: you live in Oisterwijk, but your child was born in the hospital in Tilburg. Then you can request a copy of the birth certificate for your child from the municipality of Tilburg.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Oisterwijk

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Last updated on 26 September 2022