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.
The Attestation de vita is a document in French and Dutch for international use.
Do you need to use such a proof in the Netherlands? Then you need to apply for the document Bewijs van in leven zijn (Proof of being alive).
You can request both documents from your municipality of residence.
This is how it works for you
Here is some information from your municipality.
Municipality of Groningen: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life)
You apply for an Attestation de vita at the municipality where you live and are registered. You can only do the application yourself. Someone else cannot do this for you. You must make an appointment with the municipality to apply for an Attestation de vita.
Make an appointment with the municipality
Using the online contact form to make an appointment
14 050 (shortened number)
- Valid passport, ID card or driving license.
- Bank card (cash payments are only possible at the Groningen Centre counter).
An Attestatie de vita costs: € 15,70
You will receive the document immediately.