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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.

Marriage/civil partnership

You register your marriage with the municipality, providing all the details about yourself, your partner and your witnesses. You choose a date, place and ceremony. You can reserve a date up to 1 year in advance.

If neither you nor your partner live in the Netherlands, you must give notice of your marriage in The Hague. You can find more information here: Register a marriage for Dutch citizens living abroad.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Nijmegen

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Last updated on 21 September 2022