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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 Oudewater.

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

If you have to prove to a Dutch authority that you are alive, you will need proof of 'being alive'. If it concerns a foreign body, you need a attestatie de vita. You request your proof online with DigiD. Or you can make an appointment with the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Oudewater

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Last updated on 22 September 2022