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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 Westerwolde: Applying to get married

You register your marriage at the municipality, providing all the details of yourself, your partner, and your witnesses. This can be done up to 2 weeks before the wedding date. To do so, please contact. 

Phone: +31 599 320 220 or e-mail:

If both of you do not live in the Netherlands, you will have to give notice of your marriage in the municipality of The Hague. For more information, please visit melding doen van huwelijk voor Nederlanders die in het buitenland wonen.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Westerwolde

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Last updated on 21 September 2022