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Registering a birth in the Netherlands

If you have just had a new baby, you must register the birth. This applies to all children born in the Netherlands. You must register the birth within 3 days in the municipality where they were born. The mother, father or the mother's female partner (duomoeder) can register the birth.

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk.

In the municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, the product Registering a birth falls under the product Applying for a copy of a birth certificate.

Go to Applying for a copy of a birth certificate in the Netherlands

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk

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Last updated on 22 September 2022