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

Does an organisation outside the Netherlands (e.g. a pension fund) need proof that you are alive? Then you need an Attestatie de vita (certificate of life). You can apply for this at your municipality.

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Midden-Delfland.

Request a proof of life or attestation de vita

Proof of being alive

If you need proof of being alive in the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba, you do not request a certificate de vita but proof of being alive. If you need proof of being alive in the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba, you do not request a certificate de vita but proof of being alive. A Proof of Being Alive is an extract from the Personal Records Database (BRP). It states that you are registered as alive in the BRP. This extract has been drawn up in Dutch and can be used in the Netherlands. Request your proof of being alive quickly and easily online. Would you like to request proof of being alive in person? Make an appointment.

Attestatie de vita

An attestation de vita is an international proof that you are alive. For example, you need a certificate de vita if your foreign life insurer or pension fund requests it. An attestation de vita is in Dutch and in French. The document is valid for 6 months. You can do your request online, personally or written. Request your attestation de vita quickly and easily online.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Midden-Delfland

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Last updated on 22 September 2022