Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life) in the Netherlands

The Attestatie de vita is a document that you can use outside the Netherlands to prove that you are alive. Some organizations, such as a pension fund, may request you to produce this document. In the Netherlands you can use the document Bewijs van in leven zijn (Proof of being alive) for the same purpose.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Municipality of Apeldoorn: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life)

A Proof of Being Alive shows that you are alive at the time the certificate is issued. A proof of being alive is intended for use by Dutch authorities. For foreign authorities, you will need an Attestatie de vita.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Apeldoorn

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Last updated on 22 September 2022