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Applying to get married in the Netherlands

Are you planning to get married? If you intend to get married, you must notify the municipality of this at least 2 weeks and not more than 1 year before the wedding.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Registering a marriage

You must register your intended marriage at the municipality and simultaneously submit all records of yourself, your partner and your witnesses. You may do so until 2 weeks before your date of marriage. You can do this online or at the town hall.

If neither of you lives in the Netherlands you must register your marriage at the municipality of Den Haag. More information is found at melding doen van huwelijk voor Nederlanders die in het buitenland wonen / registering an intended marriage by Dutch citizens living abroad.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Delft

Last updated on 21 September 2022