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.
Attestation de Vita (International Certificate of Proof Life)
An attestation de vita is an international certificate of proof of life. You must request an attestation de vita in person at the municipality.
If you are in the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius and Saba and need to prove that you are alive, you should not request an attestation de vita but a proof of life.
You will receive your attestation de vita immediately.
- Valid proof of identity;
- If you are applying for an attestation de vita for a pension fund, you must also bring the letter in which you were asked for the attestation de vita with you.
You must request an attestation de vita in person at the municipality.
You get the certificate immediately.