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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.

Registering your departure for another country

Did you live in Westland? And are you staying abroad for more than 8 years within the same year? Then you must report this with the municipality of Westland. This is possible as from 5 days before your departure.

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 Westland

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Last updated on 26 September 2022