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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 Wageningen.

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

The civil status certificate provides information on someone’s birth, marriage or partnership, divorce or death. You can request a certificate from the municipality where it was issued. It is quick and easy to request an extract online. You will receive the certificate by post within 5 working days. A civil status extract costs € 14,30.


Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Wageningen

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Last updated on 26 September 2022