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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 Oisterwijk.

Municipality of Oisterwijk: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (certificate of life)

There are 2 types of proof of being alive:

  • Proof of being alive in the form of an extract from the Basic Registration of Persons (BRP). This is only for use in the Netherlands
  • The attestation de vita signed by an official of the registry office. This is for use abroad. For example, if you are entitled to a pension from abroad

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Oisterwijk

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Last updated on 22 September 2022