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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.

Municipality of Nieuwkoop: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life)

Does Your pension fund or another paying agency ask for proof that you are alive? Then You can request proof of being alive. The proof of being alive is only for use in the Netherlands.

If You need proof for abroad, You will need an Attestation de Vita. You can only request an Attestation de Vita in person from the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Nieuwkoop

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Last updated on 22 September 2022