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Deregistering from the municipality in the event of a long stay outside the Netherlands

Are you going to live outside the Netherlands for at least 8 months in 1 year? If so, you must deregister from the Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie Personen – BRP). The BRP contains your personal data, such as your name, gender and date of birth. You can deregister from the BRP through the municipality where you live. 

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:
Informatie:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Submit emigration

Are you going abroad for more than 8 months within one year? Then you must report this to the municipality at least five days before departure. This can be done for free. You will then be deregistered from your address. When submitting, you must state your new address or residence address. You need a DigiD to pass on online.

Please note: you can report that you are moving outside the Netherlands only if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hoorn

Last updated on 26 September 2022