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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.

Attestatie de vita

Does a foreign organization need proof that you are alive? Then you can have an Attestation de vita drawn up. You request this in person so that the registrar can establish that you are alive when the document is drawn up. You must make an appointment with the municipality to apply for an Attestation de vita.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of De Bilt

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Last updated on 22 September 2022