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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.

Municipality of Moerdijk: Applying to get married

You register your marriage with the municipality, providing all the details about yourself, your partner and your witnesses. This can be done up to 2 weeks before the wedding date. You can do it online or at the town hall.

Arrange directly online

Register your marriage or registered partnership online with DigiD: online registration . The report requires a digital copy (pdf) of the (valid) proof of identity of you, your partner and all witnesses.

Make an appointment

  • make an appointment
  • Visit us in person
  • Take:
    • Original valid proof of identity for you and your partner
    • Copies of valid proof of identity of the witness(es).

Check the website in advance and choose a wedding location, wedding official and marriage booklet.

Married to a non-Dutch national or did you live abroad?

Always contact the Civil Affairs department of the municipality before submitting the report online ! Often additional documents are required. For example, if you were born abroad, if you lived there or were divorced there. Or if you do not have Dutch nationality. Do this well in advance of the date of your marriage or partnership to avoid disappointment.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Moerdijk

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Last updated on 21 September 2022