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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.


Report your intended marriage to the municipality where you are getting married no later than 2 weeks before the intended date (preferably earlier). You can do this with the 'form notification of intended marriage or registered partnership'. This notification replaces the previous marriage. You can find these forms at the bottom drop-down menu.

  • Do you and your partner have the Dutch nationality and do you and your partner live in the Netherlands? Then fill in the shortened notification form.
  • Do you or your partner not have Dutch nationality or do you or your partner live permanently abroad? Then use the extensive notification form.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hoeksche Waard

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Last updated on 21 September 2022