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 Hollands Kroon: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life)
Attestation de vita is an international extract that is used to prove to authorities that you are alive.
You can request the attestation de vita digitally.
Do you need a attestation de vita for your pension? Then add the letter from your pension fund stating that you need a attestation de vita. You only need to upload the page stating that it is for a pension benefit.
You log in with DigiD. You pay immediately and the extract will be sent to your home.
An attestation de vita costs € 15.70 (rate 2023). An attestation de vita is free if you can show that it is for a pension benefit. You can demonstrate this with a letter that refers to Article 93 of the Pension Act.
You will receive the attestation de vita within five working days.